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System Properties Comparison MariaDB vs. RavenDB vs. SQL.JS vs. Transbase

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NameMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabasePort of SQLite to JavaScriptA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score106.42
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score3.25
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score1.16
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitemariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
ravendb.netsql.js.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­libraryravendb.net/­docssql.js.org/­documentation/­index.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Hibernating RhinosAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2009201020121987
Current release10.6.5, November 20215.3, November 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Sourcecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C#JavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (RQL)yes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yesnoyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infowith MEMORY storage engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
MariaDBRavenDBSQL.JSTransbase
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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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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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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