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System Properties Comparison MongoDB vs. ScyllaDB vs. TiDB

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NameMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureCassandra 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 storeKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score481.01
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score2.14
Rank#112  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score1.94
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mongodb.comwww.scylladb.compingcap.com
Technical documentationdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.scylladb.comdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperMongoDB, IncScyllaDBPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release200920152016
Current release4.4.5, April 2021Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 20215.0.0, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nono
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Implementation languageC++C++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BISQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSONProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesActionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
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 proceduresJavaScriptyes, Luano
Triggersyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlynono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
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 methodsyesnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infooptionalyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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MongoDBScyllaDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Scylla 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 advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Highly-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 scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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AdTech ( 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 customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Comcast, 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 metrics125 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day), over...
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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 modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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Scylla 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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