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System Properties Comparison MemSQL vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. RocksDB

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NameMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score6.01
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score4.17
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score3.65
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitewww.memsql.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.memsql.comdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperMemSQL Inc.OracleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201320112013
Current release7.1.7, August 202019.5, November 20196.11.4, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and foreign keysSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationElectable source-replica replication per shardnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency only within each nodeEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)yes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyes infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno
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MemSQLOracle NoSQLRocksDB
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is designed for today’s most demanding applications that require...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples,...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where a large volume of data needs to be stored and processed...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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