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System Properties Comparison GBase vs. Tarantool vs. TiDB

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.In-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applicationsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.69
Rank#157  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score1.87
Rank#151  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score3.01
Rank#108  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase8a.comwww.tarantool.iopingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.tarantool.io/­en/­docdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperVKPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20082016
Current releaseGBase 8a2.10.0, May 20226.5.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen 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 languageC and C++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datestring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLFull-featured ANSI SQL supportyes
APIs and other access methodsOpen binary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
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 proceduresLua, C and SQL stored proceduresno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesHash sharding based on virtual bucketshorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes, with SQLno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
GBaseTarantoolTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn 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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