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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. TiDB vs. TinkerGraph

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.TiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.A lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score5.32
Rank#72  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgpingcap.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperApache Software FoundationPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201520162009
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.64.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetGo, RustJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesno
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)nono
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes infowith TiSpark Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infocurrently only supported in syntaxyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.no
More information provided by the system vendor
IgniteTiDBTinkerGraph
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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