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DBMS > Dgraph vs. EJDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. EJDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. TiDB

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.74
Rank#129  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#273  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score1.72
Rank#131  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score2.69
Rank#104  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.ioejdb.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irispingcap.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.SoftmotionsInterSystemsPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2016201220182016
Current release2021.1, June 20215.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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TiDB Cloud: Fully-managed TiDB Service. Bring everything great about TiDB to the cloud.
Implementation languageGoCGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-lessAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
in-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
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 proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftnoneSource-replica replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesnoyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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DgraphEJDBInterSystems IRISTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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In 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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