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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. PostGIS vs. TiDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  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.Spatial extension of PostgreSQLTiDB 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.
Primary database modelWide column storeSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Vector DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
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Score6.31
Rank#57  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score23.90
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score4.94
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisepostgis.netpingcap.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.compostgis.net/­documentationdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperDataStaxPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201120052016
Current release6.8, April 20203.4.2, February 20247.6.0, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
GORM
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
SQLAlchemy
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
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 proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"yes infobased on PostgreSQLhorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes infobased on PostgreSQLUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes 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
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infofull support since version 6.6
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 objectyes infobased on PostgreSQLFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Datastax EnterprisePostGISTiDB
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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TiDB is an advanced open-source, distributed SQL database for modern application...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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- HORIZONTAL SCALING : TiDB grants total transparency into your data workloads without...
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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 ideal for transactional applications that require extreme scalability and...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Block, Pinterest, Catalyst, Bolt, Flipkart, Capcom, Shopee (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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34K+ GitHub stars 5K+ members in TiDB Community Slack 1K+ community contributors...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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TiDB Community : Free open source software (Apache 2.0) TiDB Self-Hosted : Enterprise...
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