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DBMS > Graphite vs. OpenTSDB vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. OpenTSDB vs. TiDB

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.50
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#124  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score2.69
Rank#104  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webopentsdb.netpingcap.com
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.ioopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmldocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperChris Daviscurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release200620112016
Current release5.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlynumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
HTTP API
Telnet API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
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 proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on HBasehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseUsing 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 Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyesyes
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 controlnonoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphiteOpenTSDBTiDB
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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