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System Properties Comparison NuoDB vs. SwayDB vs. TiDB

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NameNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsAn 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 DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.21
Rank#146  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#281  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Score2.07
Rank#117  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.nuodb.comwww.swaydb.iopingcap.com
Technical documentationdoc.nuodb.compingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperNuoDB, Inc.Simer PlahaPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201320182016
Current release3.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++ScalaGo, Rust
Server operating systemshosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresJava, SQLnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtennonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBnoneUsing 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 dataACID infotunable commit protocolAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCCyesyes
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.yes infoTemporary tableyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
NuoDBSwayDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsHorizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesNuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosOperational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersDassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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News

6 Change Drivers for Traditional Banks (Corporate Blog)
22 August 2019

Delivering Cloud-native, Cloud-agnostic Distributed SQL Database with NuoDB 4.0 (Corporate Blog)
29 July 2019

Using Let’s Encrypt Certificates in NuoDB - A Step by Step Tutorial (Tech Blog)
29 July 2019

Scale Out with NuoDB Community Edition (Tech Blog)
28 July 2019

Why Are Distributed Databases Perfect for Financial Services? (Corporate Blog)
11 July 2019

Lesson Learned from Queries over 1.3 Trillion Rows of Data Within Milliseconds of Response Time at Zhihu.com
21 August 2019

Porting TiDB to ARM64 for Greater Flexibility
16 August 2019

Migrating the TiKV Rust Client from Futures 0.1 to 0.3
8 August 2019

TiDB Operator 1.0 GA: Database Cluster Deployment and Management Made Easy with Kubernetes
30 July 2019

Why Benchmarking Distributed Databases Is So Hard
8 July 2019

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NuoDB 4.0 improves cloud-native database capabilities
31 July 2019, TechTarget

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11 September 2018, TechCrunch

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17 October 2018, InfoWorld

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