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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. ScyllaDB vs. TiDB

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.26
Rank#254  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score2.93
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score1.90
Rank#109  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score1.73
Rank#118  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.scylladb.compingcap.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.scylladb.compingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperSpotifySybase, SAPScyllaDBPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2014199320152016
Current releaseScylla Open Source 4.0.0, May 20203.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesDelphi
Perl
PHP
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, 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 proceduresnoyesyes, Luano
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
HeroicSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSScyllaDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , Dstillery , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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