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System Properties Comparison Realm vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TiDB

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NameRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score8.59
Rank#46  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score3.28
Rank#88  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score2.05
Rank#119  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websiterealm.iowww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationrealm.io/­docspingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Sybase, SAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201419932016
Current release4.0.1, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo, Rust
Server operating systemsAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Delphi
Perl
PHP
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 unnecessaryyesno
Triggersyes infoChange Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Master-slave replication
Using 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 integritynoyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 infoIn-Memory realmno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
RealmSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTiDB
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 distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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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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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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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 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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