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System Properties Comparison Dragonfly vs. MySQL

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NameDragonfly  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA drop-in Redis replacement that scales vertically to support millions of operations per second and terabyte sized workloads, all on a single instanceWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.49
Rank#261  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
Score1061.34
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dragonflydb/­dragonfly
www.dragonflydb.io
www.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.dragonflydb.io/­docsdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperDragonflyDB team and community contributorsOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release20231995
Current release1.0, March 20238.4.0, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSL 1.1Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemescheme-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datestrings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets, bit arraysyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Clojure
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Tcl
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 proceduresLuayes infoproprietary syntax
Triggerspublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionalityyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of command blocks and scriptsACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, strict serializability by the serveryes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPassword-based authenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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