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System Properties Comparison JaguarDB vs. Snowflake vs. TiDB

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NameJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.05
Rank#327  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score10.10
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score2.34
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datajaguar.comwww.snowflake.compingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperDataJaguar, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201520142016
Current release2.9.4 September 20184.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
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 proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyeshorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesUsing 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 systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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JaguarDBSnowflakeTiDB
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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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 modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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