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NameMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL 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.Application development environment with integrated database management systemDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score91.61
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score5.06
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#273  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Websitemariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.progress.com/­openedgewww.quasardb.net
Technical documentationmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Progress Software Corporationquasardb
Initial release200919842009
Current release10.4.12, January 2020OpenEdge 12.2, March 20203.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binary
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
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
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keyhorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4Sharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infowith MEMORY storage enginenoyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and groupsCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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MariaDBOpenEdgeQuasardb
Specific characteristicsOpen source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersBooking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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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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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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