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TiDB

A distributed NewSQL database compatible with MySQL protocol
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What is TiDB?

Inspired by the design of Google F1, TiDB supports the best features of both traditional RDBMS and NoSQL.
TiDB is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.
TiDB is an open source tool with 31.2K GitHub stars and 5.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to TiDB's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses TiDB?

Companies
4 companies reportedly use TiDB in their tech stacks, including pintia, eleme, and aspirational.

Developers
51 developers on StackShare have stated that they use TiDB.

TiDB Integrations

Pros of TiDB
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Open source
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Horizontal scalability
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Strong ACID
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HTAP

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TiDB's Features

  • Horizontal scalability
  • Asynchronous schema changes
  • Consistent distributed transactions
  • Compatible with MySQL protocol
  • Written in Go
  • NewSQL over TiKV
  • Multiple storage engine support

TiDB Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to TiDB?
MySQL
The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.
CockroachDB
CockroachDB is distributed SQL database that can be deployed in serverless, dedicated, or on-prem. Elastic scale, multi-active availability for resilience, and low latency performance.
Cassandra
Partitioning means that Cassandra can distribute your data across multiple machines in an application-transparent matter. Cassandra will automatically repartition as machines are added and removed from the cluster. Row store means that like relational databases, Cassandra organizes data by rows and columns. The Cassandra Query Language (CQL) is a close relative of SQL.
Vitess
It is a database solution for deploying, scaling and managing large clusters of MySQL instances. It’s architected to run as effectively in a public or private cloud architecture as it does on dedicated hardware. It combines and extends many important MySQL features with the scalability of a NoSQL database.
MongoDB
MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
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TiDB's Followers
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