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DBMS > BaseX vs. LeanXcale vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. LeanXcale vs. MySQL

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.52
Rank#140  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Score1206.04
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.leanxcale.comwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperBaseX GmbHLeanXcaleOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release200720151995
Current release9.6.3, October 20218.0.27, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyes
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 SQLnoyes infothrough Apache Derbyyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
Java
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyes infovia eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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BaseXLeanXcaleMySQL
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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