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NameFirebolt  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHighly scalable cloud data warehouse and analytics product infoForked from ClickhouseMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.16
Rank#130  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score95.03
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.firebolt.iomariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationdocs.firebolt.iomariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperFirebolt Analytics Inc.MariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release20202009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 1995
Current release11.3.2, February 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoDynamic columns are supported
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methods.Net
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesGo
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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FireboltMariaDB
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB Servers have many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational applications that require high availability, scalability...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMariaDB plc subscriptions cover our free, open source database, Community Server,...
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