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System Properties Comparison LokiJS vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. ScyllaDB vs. TiDB

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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.61
Rank#216  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score3.74
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#114  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score1.91
Rank#118  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.scylladb.compingcap.com
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.scylladb.comdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperSybase, SAPScyllaDBPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2014199320152016
Current releaseScylla Open Source 4.3, January 20214.0.11 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript API.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptDelphi
Perl
PHP
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, 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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyesyes, Luano
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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LokiJSSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSScyllaDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Shopee (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 modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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