DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > MariaDB vs. SiteWhere vs. Spark SQL vs. Splice Machine

System Properties Comparison MariaDB vs. SiteWhere vs. Spark SQL vs. Splice Machine

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  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.M2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series dataSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score113.89
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score23.72
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Websitemariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
sitewhere.iospark.apache.org/­sqlsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarysitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0spark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmldoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
SiteWhereApache Software FoundationSplice Machine
Initial release2009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 1995201020142014
Current release10.8.3, May 20223.3.0, June 20223.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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++JavaScalaJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedpredefined schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
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
Java
Python
R
Scala
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3noyes infoJava
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingSharding infobased on HBaseyes, utilizing Spark CoreShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infobased on HBasenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage enginenonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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 enginenonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
MariaDBSiteWhereSpark SQLSplice Machine
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
News

How to Break Data Silos to Drive Enterprise-Wide AI
11 June 2021

Point-in-Time Correctness in Machine Learning
1 June 2021

The Compliance Nightmare Lurking in Your Data Science Team
6 May 2021

Whose Job Is It Anyway?
23 April 2021

How Optimizing MLOps Can Revolutionize Enterprise AI
15 April 2021

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
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

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

More resources
MariaDBSiteWhereSpark SQLSplice Machine
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

Recent citations in the news

MariaDB evolves data storage solutions for easier scaling on demand
14 July 2022, SiliconANGLE News

MariaDB Drafts Top Financial Talent Ahead of Becoming a Public Company
19 July 2022, businesswire.com

CFOs On the Move: Week Ending July 22
22 July 2022, CFO.com

Open source database company MariaDB confirms plans to go public
1 February 2022, VentureBeat

Database and DBaaS: Market 2022 Is Booming Worldwide | MariaDB, Teradata, Redis Labs, SAP
21 July 2022, This Is Ardee

provided by Google News

Data chess game: Databricks vs. Snowflake, part 1
25 July 2022, VentureBeat

Top 10 Big Data Architect Jobs to Apply for in August 2022
2 August 2022, Analytics Insight

A Complete Guide to PySpark Data Frames
13 July 2022, Built In

DataCamp Courses, Skill Tracks and Pricing – Forbes Advisor
12 July 2022, Forbes

Spark Gets Closer Hooks to Pandas, SQL with Version 3.2
26 October 2021, Datanami

provided by Google News

Machine learning data pipeline outfit Splice Machine files for insolvency
26 August 2021, The Register

Splice Machine Launches the Splice Machine Feature Store to Simplify Feature Engineering and Democratize Machine Learning
19 January 2021, PR Newswire

Splice Machine Readies Cloud Big Data Service -- ADTmag
8 February 2017, ADT Magazine

Unified MLOps: Feature Stores and Model Deployment
13 May 2022, InfoQ.com

Tecton and Redis partner to improve real-time ML services
11 March 2022, VentureBeat

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

MariaDB Database Administator
Deloitte, San Juan, PR

MySQL/MariaDB DBA
Medical Informatics Engineering, Remote

Backend Engineer, PHP
Eneba, Remote

Cloud Support Engineer
Digital Ocean Jobs, Colorado Springs, CO

MySQL DBA I
Percona, Remote

Data Scientist - Advanced Analytics
General Motors, United States

Bigdata with Pyspark
Virtusa, Irving, TX

Data Scientist - Advanced Analytics
General Motors, Warren, MI

Data Engineer II (Python, AWS, SQL)
The Travelers Companies, Inc., Hartford, CT

Databricks Engineer
Booz Allen Hamilton, Atlanta, GA

Data Architect
Sunixa Solutions, Inc, Remote

Hadoop Developer / Admin Jr
Unisoft Technology Inc., Gaithersburg, MD

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

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.

Redis logo

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

Neo4j logo

The right graph database.
Not a graph add-on.
Free forever.
Start solving today

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here