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System Properties Comparison MariaDB vs. StarRocks
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|MySQL 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.
|An open source, high-performance columnar analytical database that enables real-time, multi-dimensional, and highly concurrent data analytics Forked from Apache Doris
|Primary database model
|Secondary database models
Graph DBMS with OQGraph storage engine
|mariadb.com Site of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org Site of MariaDB Foundation
|MariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) The lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
|The Linux Foundation since Feb 2023
|2009 Fork of MySQL, which was first released in 1995
|11.2.3, February 2024
|2.5.3, March 2023
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source GPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
|Open Source Apache Version 2.0
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
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|CelerData Cloud – Realtime-analytics delivered at the push of a button
|C and C++
|Server operating systems
Windows ColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
|yes Dynamic columns are supported
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.
|SQL Support of SQL
|yes with proprietary extensions
|APIs and other access methods
Proprietary native API
|Supported programming languages
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|yes PL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
|user defined functions
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|several options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
|horizontal partitioning (by range and hash)
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|yes not for MyISAM storage engine
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|ACID not for MyISAM storage engine
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|yes not for in-memory storage engine
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|yes with MEMORY storage engine
|User concepts Access control
|fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
|Role based access control and fine grained access rights
|More information provided by the system vendor
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|Typical application scenarios
|Web, SaaS and Cloud operational applications that require high availability, scalability...
|Real-time analytics Fraud detection System monitoring analytics User facing analytics...
|Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
|Trip.com Yoozoo Zepp health Airbnb Lenovo Tencent
|MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
|4.4k stars, 223 contributors on GitHub 971 members on Slack *a s of April 2023:
|Licensing and pricing models
|MariaDB plc subscriptions cover our free, open source database, Community Server,...
|Apache-2.0 license Pay-as-you-go BYOC cloud service by CelerData
|Related products and services
|Navicat for MariaDB provides a native environment for MariaDB database management and development.
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