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DBMS > RDFox vs. Realm vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison RDFox vs. Realm vs. TiDB

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NameRDFox  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance knowledge graph and semantic reasoning engineA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.03
Rank#333  Overall
#34  Graph DBMS
#17  RDF stores
Score9.59
Rank#49  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score3.26
Rank#95  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.oxfordsemantic.techrealm.iopingcap.com
Technical documentationdocs.oxfordsemantic.techrealm.io/­docsdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201720142016
Current release5.2, June 20215.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
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 proceduresno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-Memory realmno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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RDFoxRealmTiDB
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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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 modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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