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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. BoltDB vs. Kdb+ vs. SwayDB vs. TiDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataAn embedded key-value store for Go.High performance Time Series DBMSAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.63
Rank#101  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#229  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score7.85
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#307  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score1.91
Rank#118  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orggithub.com/­boltdb/­boltkx.comswaydb.iopingcap.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designcode.kx.comdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSimer PlahaPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201220132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320182016
Current release0.20.2, March 20213.6, May 20184.0.11 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoqScalaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnoyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'noyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoSQL-like query language (q)noyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
GoC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsnono
Triggersnonoyes infowith viewsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednonehorizontal partitioningnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnoneSource-replica replicationnoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesnoAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemnorights management via user accountsnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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Apache DruidBoltDBKdb+SwayDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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