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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. MariaDB vs. OmniSci vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.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.A high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.32
Rank#71  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Score93.61
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score2.11
Rank#124  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score3.77
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.omnisci.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydocs.omnisci.comdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
MapD Technologies, Inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release2015200920161994
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.610.5.8, 2020V418.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC and C++C++ and CUDAC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
LinuxAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.yesyesnoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3nono
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesnoyes infoonly for the SQL API
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 infoRound robinnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyes infowith MEMORY storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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IgniteMariaDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018Oracle Berkeley DB
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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