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System Properties Comparison OpenTSDB vs. RocksDB vs. TerarkDB vs. TiDB

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NameOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.84
Rank#130  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score3.54
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websiteopentsdb.netrocksdb.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbpingcap.com
Technical documentationopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikigithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
Developercurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsFacebook, Inc.TerarkPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2011201320162016
Current release7.1.1, April 20225.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoBSDcommercial inforestricted open source version 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 languageJavaC++C++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsnonoyes
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 indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Telnet API
C++ API
Java API
C++ API
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Java
C++
Java
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 proceduresnononono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on HBasenonenonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on HBasenonenoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
OpenTSDBRocksDBTerarkDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (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 modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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