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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. HyperSQL vs. SingleStore vs. Transbase

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.12
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score5.36
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score7.53
Rank#56  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#305  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comhsqldb.orgwww.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourceshsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperExasolSingleStore Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release2000200120131987
Current release2.7.0, July 20227.6, November 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++, GoC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux info64 bit version requiredFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava, SQLyesyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EXASOLHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTransbase
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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