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NameMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score100.70
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score2.86
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score128.65
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1.55
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitemariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
pouchdb.comwww.sqlite.orgwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarypouchdb.com/­guideswww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Apache Software FoundationDwayne Richard HippMail.ru Group
Initial release2009201220002008
Current release10.6.4, August 20217.1.1, June 20193.36.0  (18 June 2021), June 20212.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++JavaScriptCC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.string, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, 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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
JavaScriptActionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3View functions in JavaScriptnoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoACIDACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locksyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infowith MEMORY storage engineyesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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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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