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DBMS > Memgraph vs. MonetDB vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison Memgraph vs. MonetDB vs. MySQL

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NameMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn open source graph database built for real-time streaming and compatible with Neo4jA relational database management system that stores data in columnsWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
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Score3.17
Rank#107  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#148  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score1106.67
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitememgraph.comwww.monetdb.orgwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationmemgraph.com/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdev.mysql.com/­doc
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookGitHubDiscord
DeveloperMemgraph LtdMonetDB BVOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201720041995
Current releaseDec2023 (11.49), December 20238.3.0, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++CC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in SQL, C, Ryes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding via remote tableshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infowith snapshot isolationACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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MemgraphMonetDBMySQL
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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Licensing and pricing modelsYou can check out our pricing model and licenses on the company website .
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