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System Properties Comparison Dragonfly vs. MySQL vs. RocksDB

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NameDragonfly  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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 RDBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.41
Rank#266  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
Score1039.46
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score2.89
Rank#97  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­dragonflydb/­dragonfly
www.dragonflydb.io
www.mysql.comrocksdb.org
Technical documentationwww.dragonflydb.io/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperDragonflyDB team and community contributorsOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunFacebook, Inc.
Initial release202319952013
Current release1.0, March 20239.0.0, July 20249.4.0, June 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSL 1.1Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemescheme-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datestrings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets, bit arraysyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
C++ API
Java 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
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggerspublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionalityyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabrichorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of command blocks and scriptsACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, strict serializability by the serveryes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPassword-based authenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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