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System Properties Comparison MonetDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. SingleStore vs. Transbase

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NameMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA relational database management system that stores data in columnsA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.25
Rank#127  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score4.28
Rank#92  Overall
#17  Document stores
#15  Key-value stores
#47  Relational DBMS
Score7.53
Rank#56  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#305  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.monetdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmldocs.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperMonetDB BVOracleSingleStore Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release2004201120131987
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 202122.2, August 20227.6, November 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaC++, GoC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux info64 bit version requiredFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APICluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in SQL, C, Rnoyesyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tablesShardingSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infooff heap cacheyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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MonetDBOracle NoSQLSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTransbase
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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