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System Properties Comparison MonetDB vs. SwayDB

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NameMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA relational database management system that stores data in columnsAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.95
Rank#148  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#394  Overall
#65  Key-value stores
Websitewww.monetdb.orgswaydb.simer.au
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperMonetDB BVSimer Plaha
Initial release20042018
Current releaseDec2023 (11.49), December 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCScala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
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
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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