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System Properties Comparison MemSQL vs. MongoDB vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  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 infrastructureKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.50
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score443.56
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score4.34
Rank#77  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websitewww.memsql.comwww.mongodb.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.memsql.comdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperMemSQL Inc.MongoDB, IncOracle
Initial release201320092011
Current release7.1.4, July 20204.2.8, June 202019.5, November 2019
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.Open Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
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.optional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialoptional
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and foreign keysRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BISQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSONRESTful HTTP API
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
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptno
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationElectable source-replica replication per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyeswith Hadoop integration
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
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyes
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 3.2yes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles
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MemSQLMongoDBOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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