DB-EnginesExtremeDB Active Replication featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Badger vs. Elasticsearch vs. GBase vs. NuoDB vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison Badger vs. Elasticsearch vs. GBase vs. NuoDB vs. TiDB

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBadger  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.A distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.NuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.10
Rank#296  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score151.25
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.02
Rank#167  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#155  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.gbase8a.comnuodb.compingcap.com
Technical documentationgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldoc.nuodb.comdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperDGraph LabsElasticNuoDB, Inc.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2017201020132016
Current release7.8.0, June 2020GBase 8a4.0.10 , January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud: Try out the official hosted Elasticsearch and Kibana offering available on Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure that's powered by the creators of Elasticsearch.
Implementation languageGoJavaC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava, SQLno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenhorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integrationyes infoTemporary tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
BadgerElasticsearchGBaseNuoDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
» more
TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
» more
Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
» more
In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
» more
Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
» more
TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
» more
Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
» more
Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
» more
Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
» more
25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
» more
Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
» more
News

Five Principles that Guide TiDB and PingCAP (Part I)
21 January 2021

Announcing the TiDB Incubator Program
20 January 2021

How to Simulate I/O Faults at Runtime
8 January 2021

GitHub Discussions: Bringing the Open Source Community Closer Together and All in GitHub
7 January 2021

PingCAP 2020 Year in Review
31 December 2020

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesElastic Cloud: Try the official managed Elasticsearch.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
BadgerElasticsearchGBaseNuoDBTiDB
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Elasticsearch moved into the top 10 most popular database management systems
3 July 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Adding Encryption to a Fast Database, Without Compromise
1 April 2020, hackernoon.com

Dgraph raises $11.5 million for scalable graph database solutions
31 July 2019, VentureBeat

provided by Google News

AWS, as predicted, is forking Elasticsearch
22 January 2021, ZDNet

AWS will now maintain its own fork of Elasticsearch
22 January 2021, TechRadar

Not So Open Any More: Elasticsearch Relicensing and Implications for Open Source Search
19 January 2021, CMSWire

Elastic changes software license to better protect Elasticsearch and Kibana
20 January 2021, SDTimes.com

Amazon responds to Elastic changing its open-source software license
22 January 2021, SDTimes.com

provided by Google News

Dassault Systèmes acquires NuoDB, a cloud-native distributed SQL database leader
30 November 2020, Design World Network

Dassault Systèmes Announces the Acquisition of NuoDB, a Cloud-Native Distributed SQL Database Leader
25 November 2020, Business Wire

Dassault Systèmes Announces the Acquisition of NuoDB
3 December 2020, ARC Viewpoints

NuoDB Releases 4.1 Featuring Analytics & Performance Upgrades for The Banking Industry and Is Recognized as A Sample Vendor in Gartner's Hype Cycle for Data Management, 2020
10 August 2020, GlobeNewswire

Dassault Systèmes to acquire Cambridge database startup
25 November 2020, Boston Business Journal

provided by Google News

PingCAP, the open-source developer behind TiDB, closes $270 million Series D
17 November 2020, TechCrunch

PingCAP Announces TiDB Cloud, Bringing Fully-Managed TiDB Service to AWS and GCP
23 June 2020, PRNewswire

PingCAP launches TiDB Cloud, a fully-managed database as a service offering
25 June 2020, Help Net Security

PingCAP raises $270M to develop core technologies and advance global expansion of its offerings
18 November 2020, Help Net Security

TiDB developer PingCAP wants to expand in North America after raising $50M Series C
11 September 2018, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Platform Team Lead
Cameo, California

WORDPRESS BACKEND ENGINEER (FREELANCE)
Modern Tribe, Remote

Junior Full Stack Developer
Dimagi, Massachusetts

Elasticsearch Admin
PK, Remote

Jr Cloud Practitioner
Lowers Risk Group LLC, Remote

Database Administrator
Backblaze, San Mateo, CA

Senior Software Engineer (Cloud Database Infra), Cash App
Cash App, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here