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System Properties Comparison Kdb vs. TerarkDB vs. TiDB

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NameKdb  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance Time Series DBMSA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBTiDB is an open source distributed SQL database that supports Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) workloads. It is MySQL compatible and features horizontal scalability, strong consistency, and high availability.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.58
Rank#49  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#378  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score3.46
Rank#82  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Websitekx.comgithub.com/­bytedance/­terarkdbpingcap.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.combytedance.larkoffice.com/­docs/­doccnZmYFqHBm06BbvYgjsHHcKcdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcByteDance, originally TerarkPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320162016
Current release3.6, May 20188.1.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageqC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'noyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (q)noyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
C++ API
Java API
GORM
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
SQLAlchemy
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C++
Java
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 proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyes infowith viewsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infofull support since version 6.6
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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 controlrights management via user accountsnoFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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KdbTerarkDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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TiDB is an advanced open-source, distributed SQL database for modern application...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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- HORIZONTAL SCALING : TiDB grants total transparency into your data workloads without...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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TiDB is ideal for transactional applications that require extreme scalability and...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Block, Pinterest, Catalyst, Bolt, Flipkart, Capcom, Shopee (E-commerce), JD Cloud...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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34K+ GitHub stars 5K+ members in TiDB Community Slack 1K+ community contributors...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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TiDB Community : Free open source software (Apache 2.0) TiDB Self-Hosted : Enterprise...
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