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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. SAP IQ vs. TiDB vs. Transbase vs. TypeDB

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.97
Rank#106  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score4.55
Rank#83  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score3.62
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#328  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Score0.82
Rank#194  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#91  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlpingcap.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.htmlvaticle.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orghelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stablewww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.htmldocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSAP, formerly SybasePingCAP, Inc.Transaction Software GmbHVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release20141994201619872016
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 201916.1 SPS04, April 20195.4.2, June 2022Transbase 8.4, September 20202.11.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development licenseOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaGo, RustC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesnoyesno
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexerhorizontal partitioning (by key range)Sharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
SAP/Sybase Replication ServerUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Source-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationHadoop integrationyes infowith TiSpark Connectornoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntaxyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDyesACID
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.yesnononono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Apache PhoenixSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQTiDBTransbaseTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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