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System Properties Comparison MonetDB vs. MySQL vs. Sequoiadb

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NameMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA relational database management system that stores data in columnsWidely used open source RDBMSNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.95
Rank#148  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score1106.67
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#274  Overall
#42  Document stores
#123  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.monetdb.orgwww.mysql.comwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdev.mysql.com/­docwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperMonetDB BVOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release200419952013
Current releaseDec2023 (11.49), December 20238.3.0, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC
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
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in SQL, C, Ryes infoproprietary syntaxJavaScript
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tableshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolessimple password-based access control

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