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System Properties Comparison MonetDB vs. MySQL vs. Spark SQL vs. Trafodion vs. Weaviate

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NameMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA relational database management system that stores data in columnsWidely used open source RDBMSSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.97
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score1211.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score23.33
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#243  Overall
#116  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#299  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.monetdb.orgwww.mysql.comspark.apache.org/­sqltrafodion.apache.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdev.mysql.com/­docspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmltrafodion.apache.orgwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperMonetDB BVOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunApache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HPSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20041995201420142017
Current releaseOct2020-SP2, January 20218.0.27, October 20213.2.0, October 20212.3.0, February 20191.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC and C++ScalaC++, JavaGo
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
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
Java
Python
R
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in SQL, C, Ryes infoproprietary syntaxnoJava Stored Proceduresno
Triggersyesyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tableshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyes, utilizing Spark CoreShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneyes, via HBaseyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia user defined functions and HBaseno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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MonetDBMySQLSpark SQLTrafodionWeaviate
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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FOSDEM 2020 video

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