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System Properties Comparison MemSQL vs. MongoDB

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NameMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.95
Rank#64  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score437.08
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitewww.memsql.comwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.memsql.comdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperMemSQL Inc.MongoDB, Inc
Initial release20132009
Current release7.1.2, May 20204.2.7, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and foreign keysRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScript
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency only within each nodeEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
MemSQLMongoDB
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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