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

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 RDBMSHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
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
Score3.52
Rank#97  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlpingcap.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.htmlwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orghelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stablewww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSAP, formerly SybasePingCAP, Inc.Transaction Software GmbHYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20141994201619872017
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 201916.1 SPS04, April 20195.4.2, June 2022Transbase 8.4, September 20202.14, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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TiDB Cloud: Fully-managed TiDB Service. Bring everything great about TiDB to the cloud.Yugabyte Cloud is the fully managed database-as-a-service offering of YugabyteDB. Get started quickly, and effortlessly ensure continuous availability and limitless scale of your cloud native applications.
Implementation languageJavaGo, RustC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesyesyesdepending on used data model
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 SQLyesyesyesyesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
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
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesnoyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexerhorizontal partitioning (by key range)Hash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
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 replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationHadoop integrationyes infowith TiSpark Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntaxyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDyesDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache PhoenixSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQTiDBTransbaseYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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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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Systems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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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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900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB 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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Apache 2.0 license for the database
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