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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. MySQL vs. OpenEdge

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBWidely used open source RDBMSApplication development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.84
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score1283.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.74
Rank#73  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Websitehsqldb.orgwww.mysql.comwww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldev.mysql.com/­docdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunProgress Software Corporation
Initial release200119951984
Current release2.5.0, June 20198.0.17, July 2019OpenEdge 11.7, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
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 infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLyes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabrichorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes 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 datayesyes 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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUsers and groups

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