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Why TiDB?

Open-source under Apache 2, No Lock-in

Open-source under Apache 2, No Lock-in

Supported by a wealth of open-source data migration tools in the ecosystem, TiDB gives you the freedom to choose your own vendor and avoid lock-in.
Scale-out Relational Database

Scale-out Relational Database

Purposely built to deliver SQL at scale, TiDB eliminates the scaling problems of traditional relational databases without intrusion to your application.
Real-time Analytics

Real-time Analytics

HTAP database platform that enables real-time situation awareness and decision making on live transactional data and eliminates friction between IT and business goals.

The Benefits of Distributed SQL

SQL at Scale
SQL at Scale
TiDB is ACID-compliant and strongly consistent. You can use TiDB as a scale-out MySQL database with familiar SQL syntaxes and ecosystem tools.
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Elastic Scalability
Elastic Scalability
TiDB automatically shards your data so you don’t have to do it manually. You can simply add new nodes to scale horizontally and elastically to meet your business growth.
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Simplicity and Safety
Simplicity and Safety
TiDB simplifies the ETL process and automatically recovers from errors. You can focus on your business and stop worrying about your database infrastructure.
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Better Insights with Timely Data
Better Insights with Timely Data
TiDB supports real-time analytics. By breaking the wall between OLTP and OLAP, it makes your applications adaptive to transient business opportunities.
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Use Cases

OLTP

Horizontally-scalable Relational Database

Scalable online transactional processing
  • 400+ TB of transactional production data in a single TiDB cluster
  • Trillions of rows in a single distributed table

HTAP

Real-time Analytics

Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing
  • Millisecond response times over trillions of rows
  • No wall between transactional data and analytical reporting

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Learn More in Engineering Blogs

Cluster Diagnostics: Troubleshoot Cluster Issues Using Only SQL Queries
Cluster Diagnostics: Troubleshoot Cluster Issues Using Only SQL Queries
By Heng Long
TiDB 4.0 introduces cluster diagnostics, a built-in widget in TiDB Dashboard, which lets you diagnose cluster problems within a specified time range. You can summarize the diagnostic results and cluster-related load monitoring information in a diagnostic report.
A Few More Reasons Rust Compiles Slowly
A Few More Reasons Rust Compiles Slowly
By Brian Anderson
This is the fourth episode of the Rust Compile Time series. It discusses some factors that cause Rust to build slow, including LLVM, compiler architecture, and linking.
Announcing TiDB as a Service, Fully-Managed TiDB Offering
Announcing TiDB as a Service, Fully-Managed TiDB Offering
By PingCAP
TiDB Cloud Beta is released. It's the easiest, most economical, and most resilient way to unlock the full power of TiDB in the cloud, allowing the users to deploy and run TiDB clusters with just a few clicks.

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