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NameTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugaByte DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.High-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.67
Rank#120  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.41
Rank#213  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Websitepingcap.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationpingcap.com/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­YugaByte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperPingCAP, Inc.YugaByte
Initial release20162017
Current release2.1.8, April 20191.2, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0, enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageGo, RustC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesdepending on used data model
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 SQLyesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by key range)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infowith TiSpark Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infocurrently only supported in syntaxyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.yes
More information provided by the system vendor
TiDBYugaByte DB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersBank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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