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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. MySQL vs. Pinecone

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPinecone  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBWidely used open source RDBMSA managed, cloud-native vector database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIVector DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.71
Rank#81  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score1106.67
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.37
Rank#103  Overall
#2  Vector DBMS
Websitehsqldb.orgwww.mysql.comwww.pinecone.io
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldev.mysql.com/­docdocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overview
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunPinecone Systems, Inc
Initial release200119952019
Current release2.7.2, June 20238.3.0, January 2024
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 servicenonoyes
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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
hosted
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesString, Number, Boolean
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
RESTful HTTP API
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
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
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 roles

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