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System Properties Comparison MariaDB vs. Quasardb vs. SAP HANA

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NameMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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.Distributed, high-performance timeseries databaseIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score96.81
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#352  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score49.67
Rank#23  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Websitemariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
quasardb.netwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydoc.quasar.ai/­masterhelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
quasardbSAP
Initial release2009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 199520092010
Current release10.9.4, November 20223.13.3, April 20222.0 SPS06 (March 4, 2022), March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoalso available as a cloud based service
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP 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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3noSQLScript, R
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoyes
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 engineyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infowith MEMORY storage engineyes infoTransient modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailyes
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MariaDBQuasardbSAP HANA
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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