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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Access vs. TiDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)TiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.51
Rank#48  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.51
Rank#226  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score118.45
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesspingcap.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperDataStaxSpotifyMicrosoftPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2011201419922016
Current release6.8, April 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20194.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
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 proceduresnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyesnoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Users with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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Datastax EnterpriseHeroicMicrosoft AccessTiDB
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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