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DBMS > HyperSQL vs. LeanXcale vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. LeanXcale vs. TiDB

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.06
Rank#75  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#128  Relational DBMS
Score3.23
Rank#99  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitehsqldb.orgwww.leanxcale.compingcap.com
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperLeanXcalePingCAP, Inc.
Initial release200120152016
Current release2.6.1, October 20215.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infothrough Apache Derbyyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C
Java
Scala
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 proceduresJava, SQLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneUsing 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 systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
HyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBLeanXcaleTiDB
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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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 modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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