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System Properties Comparison Hypertable vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. MySQL vs. YugabyteDB

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NameHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceWidely used open source RDBMSHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score40.22
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score1202.10
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#112  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.mysql.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperHypertable Inc.MicrosoftOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2009201419952017
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20168.0.29, April 20222.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoJSON typesyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Thrift
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptyes infoproprietary syntaxyes infosql, plpgsql, C
TriggersnoJavaScriptyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Based on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyeswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyes
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HypertableMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBMySQLYugabyteDB
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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