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System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. MySQL vs. NuoDB vs. Transbase vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSWidely used open source RDBMSNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#176  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Score3.62
Rank#90  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteduckdb.orgwww.mysql.comnuodb.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-databasewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docdoc.nuodb.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-insidewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunNuoDB, Inc.Transaction Software GmbHRocket Software
Initial release20181995201319871985
Current release0.2, August 20208.0.28, January 2022Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infofree development licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++C++C and C++C
Server operating systemsserver-lessFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesoptional
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxJava, SQLyesyes
Triggersnoyesyesyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtennone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infotunable commit protocolyesACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes infoMVCCyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoTemporary tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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