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NameMonetDB
DescriptionA relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.96
Rank#126  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperMonetDB BV
Initial release2004
Current releaseOct2020, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
MonetDB
Specific characteristics
  • Column-store
  • In-memory optimized
  • GeoSpatial support
  • JSON document support
Competitive advantages
  • Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee fast query responses for very large datasets, without substantial hardware investments.
  • In-database analytics with embedded R - combine the flexibly of statistical software with the performance of database management system for no-hassle analytics. Access all statistical analysys function with no copying data between system for maximum performance and no data transformations.
  • Automated & adaptive indices - no extra DBA work for index management.
  • Standards compliant - easy to integration in most ETL, BI and analytics stacks.
Typical application scenarios
  • Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP 
  • Data mining
  • Scientific database
Key customers

NumascaleSpinqueSecurActiveCHS, NOZHUP

Licensing and pricing models

Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0

Commercial support available

News

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11 November 2020

Taking MonetDB/e for a taxi ride
27 October 2020

The MonetDB/e Python interface for data analytics
27 October 2020

MonetDB/e, a mature embedded SQL DBMS
27 October 2020

Faster, robuster and feature richer: MonetDB in 2020 and beyond
19 October 2020

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