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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. TiDB vs. TigerGraph

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.87
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score1.57
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#151  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgpingcap.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designpingcap.com/­docsdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201220162017
Current release3.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGo, RustC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryesSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infowith TiSpark Connectoryes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infocurrently only supported in syntaxyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.Role-based access control
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DruidTiDBTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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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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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersBank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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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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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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