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DBMS > Apache Kylin vs. Faircom DB vs. TerarkDB vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. Faircom DB vs. TerarkDB vs. TiDB

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.20
Rank#160  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#323  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score2.49
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitekylin.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbpingcap.com
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncFairCom CorporationTerarkPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2015197920162016
Current release3.1.0, July 2020V12, November 20205.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++C++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)yes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
C++ API
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C++
Java
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 proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++nono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).noneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache KylinFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACETerarkDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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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 modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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