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System Properties Comparison MonetDB vs. RocksDB vs. Sequoiadb vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

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NameMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA relational database management system that stores data in columnsEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.79
Rank#129  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score4.29
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score0.38
Rank#262  Overall
#40  Document stores
#122  Relational DBMS
Score23.72
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#328  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.monetdb.orgrocksdb.orgwww.sequoiadb.comspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperMonetDB BVFacebook, Inc.Sequoiadb Ltd.Apache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20042013201320141987
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 20217.3.1, June 20223.3.0, June 2022Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC++C++ScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
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
Perl
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in SQL, C, RnoJavaScriptnoyes
Triggersyesnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tablesnoneShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusnoneSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesDocument is locked during a transactionnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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-standardnosimple password-based access controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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MonetDBRocksDBSequoiadbSpark SQLTransbase
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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