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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. BoltDB vs. LeanXcale vs. SwayDB vs. TiDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  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.A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesAn 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 storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument 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
Score0.26
Rank#270  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#123  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#307  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score1.91
Rank#118  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orggithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.leanxcale.comswaydb.iopingcap.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsLeanXcaleSimer PlahaPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20122013201520182016
Current release0.20.2, March 20214.0.11 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoScalaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoyes infothrough Apache Derbynoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
GoC
Java
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 proceduresnononono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednonenonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnonenoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes 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 datanoyesACIDAtomic 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 systemnonoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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Apache DruidBoltDBLeanXcaleSwayDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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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 modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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