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System Properties Comparison Kingbase vs. RDFox vs. SwayDB vs. TiDB

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NameKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonRDFox  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.High performance knowledge graph and semantic reasoning engineAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#263  Overall
#122  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#328  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
#17  RDF stores
Score0.01
Rank#356  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Score3.73
Rank#94  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kingbase.com.cnwww.oxfordsemantic.techswaydb.iopingcap.com
Technical documentationbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmldocs.oxfordsemantic.techdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.Simer PlahaPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release1999201720182016
Current releaseV8.0, August 20215.2, June 20215.4.2, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and JavaScalaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF schemasschema-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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLStandard with numerous extensionsnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C
Java
Java
Kotlin
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 proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneUsing 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 integrityyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic execution of operationsACID
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-standardnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
KingbaseRDFoxSwayDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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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 modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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