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System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. HarperDB vs. TiDB

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA distributed database focused on speed and ease of use. It has an intuitive REST API, and supports NoSQL and SQL including joins. HarperDB leverages standard interfaces, and users can be up and running in minutes.TiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score5.46
Rank#75  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#238  Overall
#37  Document stores
Score3.54
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webharperdb.iopingcap.com
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.ioharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperChris DavisHarperDBPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release200620172016
Current release3.1, August 20215.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonNode.jsGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesdynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyes infoJSON data typesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
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 proceduresnoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1no
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterhorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedUsing 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 integritynonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of specific operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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GraphiteHarperDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsOver 26K total HarperDB users : 12,700+ npm downloads 10,000+ on Docker Hub 3,400+...
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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 modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A data base is only as powerful as it...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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