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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. BigchainDB vs. Impala vs. TiDB

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsAnalytic DBMS for HadoopTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score0.34
Rank#257  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#183  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score15.66
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score2.47
Rank#114  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.bigchaindb.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAxibase CorporationClouderaPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2013201620132016
Current release155853.3.0, August 20194.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaPythonC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringnoyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCAda
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 proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorselectable replication factorUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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AxibaseBigchainDBImpalaTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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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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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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