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NameAntDB  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scalable, multi-tenant, MPP-architectured RDBMS for OLTP and OLAP operations, highly compatible with OracleMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.27
Rank#314  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Score97.23
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.asiainfo.com/­en_us/­product_aisware_antdb_detail.htmlmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAsiaInfo Technologies LimitedMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release2009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 1995
Current release11.2.3, February 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoDynamic columns are supported
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL2016 compliantyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
MySQL protocol compliant
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AntDBMariaDB
Specific characteristicsAntDB was initiated in 2008. On the core system of operators, AntDB provides online...
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MariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesHTAP mixed load: AntDB is a universal, enterprise-level distributed relational database,...
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MariaDB Servers have many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosAs the core software of large enterprise, AntDB supports multi-scenario deployment....
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational applications that require high availability, scalability...
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Key customersChina Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Aeon Life, China Mobile Tietong, CITIC...
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Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMore than 1 billion subscribers in 24 provinces across China are served by AntDB...
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCertificates and licenses CMMI5 Certificate licensed by CMMI Institute IT Product...
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MariaDB plc subscriptions cover our free, open source database, Community Server,...
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3rd partiesNavicat for MariaDB provides a native environment for MariaDB database management and development.
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