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System Properties Comparison OpenTSDB vs. RocksDB vs. TiDB

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NameOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)TiDB 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 DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.62
Rank#141  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score2.89
Rank#97  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score3.46
Rank#82  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Websiteopentsdb.netrocksdb.orgpingcap.com
Technical documentationopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
Developercurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsFacebook, Inc.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201120132016
Current release9.4.0, June 20248.1.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsnoyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Telnet API
C++ API
Java API
GORM
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
SQLAlchemy
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
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 proceduresnonono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on HBasehorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseyesUsing 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 Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infofull support since version 6.6
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACID
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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OpenTSDBRocksDBTiDB
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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