DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > MariaDB vs. Oracle vs. Prometheus vs. SAP HANA

System Properties Comparison MariaDB vs. Oracle vs. Prometheus vs. SAP HANA

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.Widely used RDBMSOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score100.93
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score1250.31
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#66  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score50.20
Rank#23  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Websitemariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.oracle.com/­databaseprometheus.iowww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydocs.oracle.com/­en/­databaseprometheus.io/­docshelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
OracleSAP
Initial release2009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 1995198020152010
Current release10.9.4, November 202221c, January 20212.0 SPS06 (March 4, 2022), March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoalso available as a cloud based service
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
SkySQL (The Ultimate MariaDB Cloud): The first and only DBaaS to bring the full power of MariaDB Platform to the cloud, combining powerful enterprise features and world-class support with unrivaled ease of use and groundbreaking innovation.
Implementation languageC and C++C and C++Go
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Windows
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 infoImport of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3PL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possiblenoSQLScript, R
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoby Federationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoisolation level can be parameterizednoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infowith MEMORY storage engineyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
MariaDBOraclePrometheusSAP HANA
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
» more
Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
» more
Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
» more
Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
» more
Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesNavicat for MariaDB provides a native environment for MariaDB database management and development.
» more
Navicat for Oracle improves the efficiency and productivity of Oracle developers and administrators with a streamlined working environment.
» more

SQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more
CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
MariaDBOraclePrometheusSAP HANA
DB-Engines blog posts

MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
5 April 2018, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
2 February 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Architecting eCommerce Platforms for Zero Downtime on Black Friday and Beyond
25 November 2016, Tony Branson (guest author)

show all

Recent citations in the news

How to Install and Set Up MariaDB on Ubuntu 22.04 - MUO
21 November 2022, MakeUseOf

Certified Power Solutions Prepares to Plow Through Snowstorms with MariaDB SkySQL Cloud Database
15 November 2022, businesswire.com

mariadb vs. MySQL
12 September 2022, Database Journal

10 Best SQL Editor Tools in the Market
18 November 2022, Built In

MariaDB, Qlik team up to encourage migration from older databases
9 September 2022, SiliconANGLE News

provided by Google News

Analysts view Oracle’s MySQL HeatWave database platform as measuring up to the hype
2 November 2022, SiliconANGLE News

Tier 2 Support Engineer (SQL/Oracle) at Datafin Recruitment
29 November 2022, IT-Online

Take the Oracle FUDbuster test
1 November 2022, The Register

InnSpire Digital Guest Experience Platform Now Available on Oracle Cloud Marketplace
30 November 2022, Hospitality Net

Oracle Stock: What To Expect As It Reports Q2 2023 Results (NYSE:ORCL)
30 November 2022, Seeking Alpha

provided by Google News

Grafana Labs’ Phlare, Faro to simplify profiling, app observability
2 November 2022, InfoWorld

Global Time Series Databases Software Market Trends, Challenges, Opportunities, Analysis and Forecast with Key Players – Influxdata, Trendalyze, Amazon Timestream, Datastax, Prometheus
23 November 2022, Digital Journal

6 data observability open source tools to consider
18 November 2022, TechTarget

Consider Grafana vs. Prometheus for your time-series tools
18 October 2021, TechTarget

Scality adds dynamic data tiering to RING – Blocks and Files
17 November 2022, Blocks and Files

provided by Google News

The Road to SAP HANA: The Journey Continues
8 November 2022, Spiceworks News and Insights

The Reviews Are In: SAP Earns TrustRadius “Best Software” Ranking for Multiple Solutions
17 November 2022, SAP News Center

Top Data Virtualization Tools | eWEEK
1 December 2022, eWeek

The SAP Partner Enablement Journey: Why SAP Partners Invest in Getting Certified
9 November 2022, SAP News Center

Measuring the Carbon Footprint of Employees Can Help You Make More Informed and Strategic Business Decisions
23 November 2022, SAP News Center

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

First Line Cloud Infrastructure
smartTrade, New York, NY

System Administrator
Sapiens Software, Remote

Entry Level JAVA Developer
A. Duie Pyle, Inc, West Chester, PA

Application Developer I
NFI Industries, Camden, NJ

Software Engineer II, Platform Catalog
Wayfair, Austin, TX

Junior Oracle Database Administrator - 100% Remote!
General Dynamics Information Technology, Indiana

Financial Analyst - June 2023 Start Date
Oracle, Austin, TX

Database Specialist - Cruise Applications
Oracle, United States

Oracle DBA
Alpha Net Consulting LLC, Cary, NC

Oracle PL/SQL Data Engineer (REMOTE)
CareCentrix, Remote

Prometheus/Grafana Expert
Veear Projects inc., Remote

AEM Developer
Veear Projects inc., Remote

Infrastructure Engineer
Wiser Solutions, Remote

Sr Site Reliability Engineer (Remote)
Home Depot / THD, Atlanta, GA

Senior DevOps Engineer
Caban Systems, Burlingame, CA

SAP HANA Developer
LMTEQ, Remote

SAP HANA FICA Consultant
Intellibee, Remote

SAP S/4 HANA QM Consultant
Intone Networks, Chicago, IL

SAP BPC Developer
Tek Ninjas, Salisbury, NC

SAP Fiori Developer
Tek Ninjas, Tulsa, OK

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Present your product here