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System Properties Comparison MaxDB vs. MySQL vs. ObjectBox

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NameMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsWidely used open source RDBMSExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.52
Rank#77  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score1219.77
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.90
Rank#185  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Websitemaxdb.sap.comwww.mysql.comobjectbox.io
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunObjectBox Limited
Initial release198419952017
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20208.0.26, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
online/offline synchronization between client and server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyes
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MaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DMySQLObjectBox
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