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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. TiDB vs. Tigris

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigris  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsTiDB is an open source distributed SQL database that supports Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) workloads. It is MySQL compatible and features horizontal scalability, strong consistency, and high availability.A horizontally scalable, ACID transactional, document database available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.85
Rank#208  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score4.25
Rank#74  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#363  Overall
#49  Document stores
#54  Key-value stores
#22  Search engines
#38  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.compingcap.comwww.tigrisdata.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stablewww.tigrisdata.com/­docs
DeveloperPingCAP, Inc.Tigris Data, Inc.
Initial release201620162022
Current release8.1.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
GORM
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
SQLAlchemy
CLI Client
gRPC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infofull support since version 6.6
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes, using FoundationDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesFine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsTiDB is an advanced open-source, distributed SQL database for modern application...
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Competitive advantages- HORIZONTAL SCALING : TiDB grants total transparency into your data workloads without...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is ideal for transactional applications that require extreme scalability and...
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Key customersBlock, Pinterest, Catalyst, Bolt, Flipkart, Capcom, Shopee (E-commerce), JD Cloud...
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Market metrics34K+ GitHub stars 5K+ members in TiDB Community Slack 1K+ community contributors...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTiDB Community : Free open source software (Apache 2.0) TiDB Self-Hosted : Enterprise...
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