DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > SwayDB vs. TerminusDB vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison SwayDB vs. TerminusDB vs. TiDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsTiDB 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 modelKey-value storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.04
Rank#373  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Score0.22
Rank#323  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
Score4.94
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websiteswaydb.simer.auterminusdb.compingcap.com
Technical documentationterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#docs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperSimer PlahaDataChemist Ltd.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201820182016
Current release11.0.0, January 20237.6.0, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoGPL V3Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
TiDB Cloud: Fully-managed TiDB Service. Bring everything great about TiDB to the cloud.
Implementation languageScalaProlog, RustGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
GORM
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
SQLAlchemy
Supported programming languagesJava
Kotlin
Scala
JavaScript
Python
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 proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneGraph Partitioninghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneJournaling StreamsUsing 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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infofull support since version 6.6
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory journalingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
SwayDBTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemistTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an advanced open-source, distributed SQL database for modern application...
» more
Competitive advantages- HORIZONTAL SCALING : TiDB grants total transparency into your data workloads without...
» more
Typical application scenariosTiDB is ideal for transactional applications that require extreme scalability and...
» more
Key customersBlock, Pinterest, Catalyst, Bolt, Flipkart, Capcom, Shopee (E-commerce), JD Cloud...
» more
Market metrics34K+ GitHub stars 5K+ members in TiDB Community Slack 1K+ community contributors...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsTiDB Community : Free open source software (Apache 2.0) TiDB Self-Hosted : Enterprise...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
SwayDBTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemistTiDB
Recent citations in the news

How TerminusDB is commercializing its open source graph database
16 March 2021, VentureBeat

TerminusDB Takes on Data Collaboration with a git-Like Approach
1 December 2020, The New Stack

Dublin-based data collaboration tool TerminusDB raises €3.6 million in seed round
15 March 2021, Tech.eu

Trinity College spinout TerminusDB secures €3.6m in investment
15 March 2021, The Irish Times

[MCR2030-CAMS-ARISE-UNDRR Webinar] Preventing cascading failures of critical assets: Using the Open-Source ...
12 April 2022, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

provided by Google News

PingCAP Wins 2024 Data Breakthrough Awards
12 April 2024, Yahoo Finance

How a new database architecture supports scale and reliability in TiDB
11 March 2024, InfoWorld

How PingCAP transformed TiDB into a serverless DBaaS using Amazon S3 and Amazon EBS | Amazon Web Services
14 November 2023, AWS Blog

Google Cloud's C3D Instances Provide Strong Performance Value For PingCAP's TiDB
28 March 2024, Phoronix

PingCAP Launches TiDB 7.5, Enhancing Distributed SQL Database Tech
19 December 2023, Datanami

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Ontotext logo

GraphDB allows you to link diverse data, index it for semantic search and enrich it via text analysis to build big knowledge graphs. Get it free.

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

SingleStore logo

Database for your real-time AI and Analytics Apps.
Try it today.

Present your product here