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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. TerarkDB vs. TiDB

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.37
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#317  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Score2.19
Rank#112  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websitegriddb.netgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbpingcap.com
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperToshiba CorporationTerarkPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201320162016
Current release4.6, February 20215.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)noyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolC++ API
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
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
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelnoACID
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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GridDBTerarkDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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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 modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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