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System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. SAP IQ vs. TiDB vs. Transbase

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.66
Rank#220  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score4.68
Rank#82  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score3.73
Rank#94  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#327  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlpingcap.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iohelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stablewww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperSAP, formerly SybasePingCAP, Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release2013199420161987
Current release1.2.2, November 201816.1 SPS04, April 20195.4.2, June 2022Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaGo, RustC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
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
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandrashared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexerhorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSAP/Sybase Replication ServerUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationyes infowith TiSpark Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntaxyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDyes
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.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
KairosDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQTiDBTransbase
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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