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As a leading cloud computing service provider in China, JD Cloud uses TiKV as the primary database for their OSS metadata storage application. Currently, they've deployed 10+ TiKV clusters. In the production environment, a single cluster's QPS reaches 40 K at peak time. The data volume of the largest cluster hits 20+ billion rows.

As a leading consumer electronics and software company and the fourth-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, Xiaomi has deployed TiDB in the production environment to service two applications: instant delivery and the third party ad network. These two workloads generate about 100 million read and write queries daily. They also have plans to migrate additional workloads to TiDB in the future.

As India's largest e-commerce site for booking entertainment tickets online, BookMyShow has deployed TiDB in the production environment. With TiDB, BookMyShow has experienced increased uptime and availability. Meanwhile, operational and maintenance cost has been reduced by 30% and no engineer needs to be fully dedicated to database operations anymore.

As the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, Shopee has deployed two TiDB clusters totalling 60 nodes in the risk control and audit log systems.


As the business boomed and massive data in applications accrued each month, Zhihu faced severe challenges in scaling the backend system. This post introduces how Zhihu managed to keep milliseconds of query response time over a large amount of data and how TiDB, an open source MySQL-compatible HTAP database, empowered Zhihu to get real-time insights into data.

As China's largest group-buying website, serving 290 million monthly users, Meituan-Dianping has deployed 10 TiDB clusters in the production environment, with nearly 200 physical nodes.

As China's largest online video-on-demand platform, iQiyi has deployed TiDB in the internal system of its database cloud team.

As China's second largest second-hand product online marketplace, serving more than 10 million users, Zhuan Zhuan has migrated its messaging platform and risk management system to TiDB.

Mobike has been using TiDB in production environment since early 2017. Now they have deployed TiDB in multiple clusters with close to 100 nodes, handling dozens of TBs of data for different application scenarios. Mobike has 200 million users, operating 9 million smart bikes.

As the largest B2C fresh produce online marketplace in China, serving close to 5 million users and more than 1,000 enterprise customers, uses TiDB to capture real-time insights from fresh transactional data, in order to make timely and accurate business decisions.

As the biggest provider of electric car charger service in China, Qingdao Telaidian adopts TiDB as the solution for its offline computing scenario and some real-time OLAP scenarios. Currently, a single table contains nearly 2 billion rows of data with a daily increase at 8 million rows., an online travel agency serving close to 300 million users, has deployed TiDB in multiple clusters with close to 100 nodes. The largest cluster contains more than 10 nodes handling nearly 10 TBs of data, with an average QPS of 5000 and the peak QPS of over 10000.

As China's leading travel search engine, chooses TiDB as its storage and performance solution. Currently, it has deployed TiDB in the offline airline ticket cluster and the financial payment cluster, and plans to use TiDB in more application scenarios in the future.

Jinri Toutiao, a large news and media content platform with 120 million daily active users (DAU), is using TiDB in its core object storage system, supporting photo and video applications. TiDB works well in its high QPS scenarios, where a cluster handles dozens of TBs of data with a daily peak QPS of hundreds of thousands.

As China's leading fleet management system, G7 generates over 2 TBs of data each day and faces challenges in database transactions, analytics, scaling, and availability. Now G7 is using TiDB in its risk management data platform and is migrating more applications to TiDB.

2Dfire, a major SaaS provider in the restaurant industry, is using TiDB in its real-time reporting system, which handles more than 100 million pieces of data each day, with a peak write QPS of over 4000. By using TiDB, the tech team of 2Dfire are able to focus on building its applications, without needing to worry about the problems of managing surging data.

As China's largest cloud-based SaaS company providing AI-powered catering management systems, Keruyun has deployed TiDB in its production environment to meet its online transactional processing and analytics demand.

IFENG.COM has been using TiDB for OLTP processing in its Phoenix New Media new content platform. The DevOps team at IFENG.COM are greatly impressed by how easy it is to scale and manage the TiDB cluster, as well as the prompt response from the professional support. More teams are interested in migrating their applications to TiDB in the future.

Currently, LinkDoc is using TiDB in its two applications with the largest amount of data, with an average QPS of 6000 and a peak QPS of 12000. It plans to use TiDB to build an HTAP database platform that can process both OLTP and OLAP workloads at the same time.

Yimian Data has deployed several TiDB nodes and dozens of TiKV nodes in its production environment, handling dozens of TBs of data. Using TiDB liberates developers from the painful operations of its previous manual sharding solution.

Mobikok replaces MySQL with TiDB for its SSP (Sell Side Platform) system, taking advantage of TiDB's horizontal scalability, MySQL compatibility, high availability, convenient data and traffic migration, and its mature monitoring services.

As an online platform providing live courses and tutoring, Yuanfudao chooses TiDB to deal with its rapidly growing data and real-time analytics, with a peak QPS of 1000. Using TiDB frees its DBAs from complicated administrative work and enables developers to focus on building applications to better service its users.


As one of the biggest players in China's online gaming market, NetEase Games has deployed TiDB in the production environment to serve billing applications. With TiDB, NetEase Games is able to gain insights from data and create value for their users. They also plan to move more services to TiDB in the future.

TiDB is chosen to power Seasun's real-time social media monitoring system to handle the rapid data growth and real-time interactive data analysis. Seasun Games has been using TiDB since early 2018. TiDB is handling several TBs of data and an average peak QPS of more than 3000.

Yoozoo Games has deployed 3 TiDB clusters so far to support 6 mission-critical OLTP scenarios since early 2017, including the user points system, login system, gift pack system, and user behavior system, with more to come.

GAEA uses TiDB in its advertisement matching system (GaeaAD), with 10 million rows of data written into the database each day. For the same amount of data, replacing MySQL RDS with TiDB reduces the average elapsed time of a single query from over 2 minutes to approximately 10 seconds. Additionally, TiDB outperforms MySQL especially when the data volume is large.

FUNYOURS JAPAN has deployed TiDB to tackle its storage and computing challenges. The adoption of TiDB reduces the total cost of ownership of the entire infrastructure and frees the game developers to focus on understanding and improving the gaming experience for our players.

Financial Services

Bank of Beijing began deploying TiDB to supports its mission-critical online payment system on March 2018. This is the first time a NewSQL database is adopted to support core banking workloads in China.

As the leading payment SaaS solution provider in China, Ping++ serves 25,000 customers across 70 industries. Ping++ chooses TiDB as its real-time data warehouse solution because TiDB breaks the separation between OLTP and OLAP and provides a scalable Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing (HTAP) database. It also provides industry-standard security features to support financial services.

360 Finance has been using TiDB in its real-time risk management scenario. Average TPS is around 5000 and the computing capability during peak hours has improved by up to 10 times with stable throughput and response time. Risk management analysts can now use familiar SQL to access real-time data and make informed decisions more quickly.