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System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. MySQL vs. SpatiaLite

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSWidely used open source RDBMSSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APISpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score4.79
Rank#65  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score1039.46
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.59
Rank#144  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websiteduckdb.orgwww.mysql.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201819952008
Current release1.0.0, June 20249.0.0, July 20245.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsserver-lessFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsArrow Database Connectivity (ADBC)
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C# info3rd party driver
C++
Crystal info3rd party driver
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Lisp info3rd party driver
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
Rust
Swift
Zig 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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
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 integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes 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 controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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