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DBMS > Graph Engine vs. Graphite vs. HEAVY.AI vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. Graphite vs. HEAVY.AI vs. TiDB

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.21
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score6.73
Rank#65  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score2.00
Rank#136  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score3.86
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.graphengine.iogithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
pingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.heavy.aidocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperMicrosoftChris DavisHEAVY.AI, Inc.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2010200620162016
Current release5.10, January 20225.4.2, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen 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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Implementation language.NET and CPythonC++ and CUDAGo, Rust
Server operating systems.NETLinux
Unix
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Sockets
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
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 proceduresyesnonono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneSharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source 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 systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityGraphiteHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022TiDB
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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TiDB 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 modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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