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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. ObjectBox vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. TiDB

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMSDocument store
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Score2.06
Rank#124  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#177  Overall
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score4.74
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#44  Relational DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comobjectbox.iowww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.objectbox.iodocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmldocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperEnterpriseDBObjectBox LimitedOraclePingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2005201720112016
Current release14, December 202122.1, May 20225.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC and C++JavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux
Data schemeyesyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary native APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C
C#
Go
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 proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nonono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationonline/offline synchronization between client and serverElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
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.nonoyes infooff heap cacheno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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EDB PostgresObjectBoxOracle NoSQLTiDB
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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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 modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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