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System Properties Comparison Google Search Appliance vs. MariaDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. RavenDB

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NameGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.MySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.Enhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Graph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.81
Rank#91  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score87.45
Rank#13  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score2.45
Rank#99  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score3.45
Rank#81  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websiteenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverravendb.net
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsamariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarywww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperGoogleMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
PerconaHibernating Rhinos
Initial release2002200920082010
Current release10.4.11, December 20198.0.18-9, December 20194.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++C#
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yesyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
Multi-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infowith MEMORY storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentication via various security protocolsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
Google Search ApplianceMariaDBPercona Server for MySQLRavenDB
Specific characteristicsOpen source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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Competitive advantagesHigh availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersBooking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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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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