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System Properties Comparison Sphinx vs. TDengine vs. TiDB
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|Name||Sphinx Xexclude from comparison||TDengine Xexclude from comparison||TiDB Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases||Time Series DBMS and big data platform||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 model||Search engine||Time Series DBMS||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Relational DBMS||Document store|
|Developer||Sphinx Technologies Inc.||TDEngine, previously Taos Data||PingCAP, Inc.|
|Current release||3.5.1, February 2023||3.0, August 2022||7.2.0, June 2023|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source GPL version 2, commercial licence available||Open Source GPL V3, also commercial editions available||Open Source Apache 2.0|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C++||C||Go, Rust|
|Server operating systems||FreeBSD|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes full-text index on all search fields||no||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)||Standard SQL with extensions for time-series applications||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||Proprietary protocol||JDBC|
RESTful HTTP API
|Supported programming languages||C++ unofficial client library|
Perl unofficial client library
Ruby unofficial client library
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||no||no||no|
|Triggers||no||yes, via alarm monitoring||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding Partitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported||Sharding||horizontal partitioning (by key range)|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||none||yes||Using Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||yes with TiSpark Connector|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||no||yes full support since version 6.6|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes The original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no|
|User concepts Access control||no||yes||Fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
|More information provided by the system vendor|
|Specific characteristics||TDengine™ is a next generation data historian purpose-built for Industry 4.0 and...|
|TiDB is an advanced open-source, distributed SQL database for modern application...|
|Competitive advantages||High Performance: TDengine is purpose-built for handling massive industrial datasets,...|
|- HORIZONTAL SCALING : TiDB grants total transparency into your data workloads without...|
|Typical application scenarios||TDengine is designed for Industrial IoT scenarios, including: Manufacturing Connected...|
|TiDB is ideal for transactional applications that require extreme scalability and...|
|Key customers||Block, Pinterest, Catalyst, Bolt, Capcom, Shopee (E-commerce), JD Cloud & AI (Cloud...|
|Market metrics||TDengine has garnered over 21,000 stars on GitHub and is used in over 50 countries...|
|34K+ GitHub stars 5K+ members in TiDB Community Slack 1K+ community contributors...|
|Licensing and pricing models||TDengine OSS is an open source, cloud native time series database. It includes built-in...|
|TiDB Community : Free open source software (Apache 2.0) TiDB Self-Hosted : Enterprise...|
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