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System Properties Comparison MongoDB vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.High-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score443.48
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.62
Rank#203  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score1.04
Rank#159  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mongodb.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.mongodb.com/­manualwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperMongoDB, IncPerconaYugabyte Inc.
Initial release200920152017
Current release4.2.8, June 20203.4.10-2.10, November 20172.1.8.2, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nono
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Implementation languageC++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BInoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSONproprietary protocol using JSONYCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesActionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptJavaScriptyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlynoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysShardingHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationnoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infooptionalyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes infovia In-Memory Engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
MongoDBPercona Server for MongoDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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