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DBMS > Newts vs. Postgres-XL vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison Newts vs. Postgres-XL vs. TiDB

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NameNewts  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS based on CassandraBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresTiDB 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 DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.00
Rank#396  Overall
#42  Time Series DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#256  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score4.94
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websiteopennms.github.io/­newtswww.postgres-xl.orgpingcap.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikiwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperOpenNMS GroupPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20142014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2016
Current release10 R1, October 20187.6.0, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
Java API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
GORM
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
SQLAlchemy
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
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 proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandrahorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraUsing 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 systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infofull support since version 6.6
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoMVCCACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
NewtsPostgres-XLTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an advanced open-source, distributed SQL database for modern application...
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Competitive advantages- HORIZONTAL SCALING : TiDB grants total transparency into your data workloads without...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is ideal for transactional applications that require extreme scalability and...
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Key customersBlock, Pinterest, Catalyst, Bolt, Flipkart, Capcom, Shopee (E-commerce), JD Cloud...
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Market metrics34K+ GitHub stars 5K+ members in TiDB Community Slack 1K+ community contributors...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTiDB Community : Free open source software (Apache 2.0) TiDB Self-Hosted : Enterprise...
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