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System Properties Comparison RavenDB vs. Spark SQL vs. TiDB vs. Transbase

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NameRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
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Score3.50
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score20.84
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score2.49
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#276  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websiteravendb.netspark.apache.org/­sqlpingcap.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docsspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmldocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stablewww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperHibernating RhinosApache Software FoundationPingCAP, Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release2010201420161987
Current release5.2, June 20213.1.1, March 20215.0.1, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#ScalaGo, RustC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes, utilizing Spark Corehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqyes infowith TiSpark Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infocurrently only supported in syntaxyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, Cluster-wide transaction availablenoACIDyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundlenoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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RavenDBSpark SQLTiDBTransbase
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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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 modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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