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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. JaguarDB vs. TiDB

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#26  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#82  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score1.56
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.datajaguar.compingcap.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phppingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperFoundationDBDataJaguar, Inc.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201320152016
Current release6.2.11, November 20192.9.4 September 20183.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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 proceduresin SQL-layer onlynono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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FoundationDBJaguarDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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