DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > MySQL vs. NuoDB vs. OpenQM vs. Oracle vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. NuoDB vs. OpenQM vs. Oracle vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSWidely used RDBMSA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1266.28
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#160  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#245  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score1336.07
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#203  Overall
#30  Document stores
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.nuodb.comwww.openqm.comwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdoc.nuodb.comwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasewww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunNuoDB, Inc.Martin PhillipsOraclePercona
Initial release19952013199319802015
Current release8.0.18, October 20193.4-1219c, February 20193.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Azure Database for MySQL: A fully managed, scalable MySQL relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
Implementation languageC and C++C++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes infowith some exceptionsyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxJava, SQLyesPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleJavaScript
Triggersyesyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenyeshorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle PartitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infoManaged transparently by NuoDByesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocan be realized in PL/SQLyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infotunable commit protocolACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes infoMVCCyesyesyes
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.yesyes infoTemporary tableyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
MySQLNuoDBOpenQM infoalso called QMOraclePercona Server for MongoDB
Specific characteristicsHorizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
» more
Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
» more
100% drop in replacement for MongoDB Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
» more
Competitive advantagesNuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
» more
Encrypted WiredTiger storage engine provides data at rest encryption SASL authentication...
» more
Typical application scenariosOperational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
» more
Unstructured data models Internet of Things applications Meeting requirements for...
» more
Key customersDassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
» more
SB Tech Moz Meu Patrocinio Passportal See more Percona customers .
» more
Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
» more
Over 385,000 downloads 800+ customers. Awarded Bronze Stevie® Award winner for "New...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
» more
Oracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
» more
Open source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
» more
News

NuoDB Golang Operator Now Available, Delivering On Automated Day 2 Operations (Tech Blog)
13 November 2019

3 Inflection Points Transforming the Banking Industry (Corporate Blog)
29 October 2019

Your Upgrade Guide for NuoDB - 4 Simple Steps for Success (Tech Blog)
2 October 2019

At Sibos, Technology For Your Cloud Banking Transformation (Corporate Blog)
20 September 2019

DDL+ACID - You‘ve heard of ‘transactional’, let’s talk ‘isolated’ (Tech Blog)
19 September 2019

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesSQLPro for MySQL: A simple but powerful MySQL database client available on iPhone and iPad as well as macOS.
» more

Navicat for MySQL is the ideal solution for MySQL/MariaDB administration and development.
» more

General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Azure Database for MySQL provides fully managed, enterprise-ready community MySQL database as a service
» more

ScaleGrid: Fully managed MySQL-as-a-Service.
» more

Dremio is like magic for MySQL accelerating your analytical queries up to 1,000x.
» more
DBHawk: a web-based Oracle database management and self-service BI software.
» more

Navicat for Oracle improves the efficiency and productivity of Oracle developers and administrators with a streamlined working environment.
» more

Dremio is like magic for Oracle accelerating your analytical queries up to 1,000x.
» more

General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
MySQLNuoDBOpenQM infoalso called QMOraclePercona Server for MongoDB
DB-Engines blog posts

MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
5 April 2018, Matthias Gelbmann

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server is the DBMS of the Year
4 January 2017, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Architecting eCommerce Platforms for Zero Downtime on Black Friday and Beyond
25 November 2016, Tony Branson (guest author)

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Understanding Schema Optimization in MySQL
11 November 2019, Database Journal

Using Five Types of JOIN in MySQL
21 October 2019, Database Journal

DBmaestro Brings Database Release Automation to MySQL, MariaDB, and Amazon RDS
30 October 2019, Database Trends and Applications

PlanetScale Unveils PlanetScale CNDb – First and Only Cloud Native Database Built on Vitess
18 November 2019, Valdosta Daily Times

Running sysbench on RDS MySQL, RDS MariaDB, and Amazon Aurora MySQL via SSL/TLS
6 November 2019, idk.dev

provided by Google News

Tranquil Data Exits Stealth to Ensure Companies Use Data as Intended
30 October 2019, American Inno

NuoDB to Join Intel, & Temenos at SIBOS 2019 to Demonstrate the Power of Distributed SQL Databases
23 September 2019, GlobeNewswire

NuoDB Surpasses 200% Growth YoY in First Half of 2019
6 August 2019, GlobeNewswire

NuoDB 4.0 Expands Cloud-native and Cloud-agnostic Capabilities of Distributed SQL Database
29 July 2019, GlobeNewswire

Distributed SQL Database NuoDB 4.0 Supports Kubernetes Operator and Indexing Improvements
7 October 2019, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Encompass Eliminates Downtime with jBASE from Zumasys
2 October 2018, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

What A Free Oracle Database Means To These 4 Developers
28 October 2019, Forbes

Rimini Street Announces Global Availability of Application Management Services for Oracle Database and Applications
8 November 2019, MarTech Series

Amazon Migrates Away From Oracle DB
24 October 2019, iProgrammer

Amazon's Multiyear Plan to Dump Oracle Is Complete
22 October 2019, Motley Fool

Amazon will soon surpass Oracle as the second-biggest enterprise software company, analyst says
30 October 2019, CNBC

provided by Google News

Percona XtraDB and MongoDB Operators for Kubernetes
7 June 2019, InfoQ.com

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0 an Ideal Solution for Even More Use Cases
31 October 2018, GlobeNewswire

After Red Hat, Homebrew removes MongoDB from core formulas due to its Server Side Public License adoption
3 September 2019, Packt Hub

Percona Launches Updated MongoDB Server, Bolsters MySQL Encryption
24 April 2018, eWeek

Percona packages PostgreSQL alongside existing MySQL and MongoDB products
1 October 2019, The Register

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Database Administrator - MySQL
Afiniti, Washington, DC

Database Administrator, Expert
Northwood Global Solutions, Herndon, VA

Database Administrator (Contract to Hire)
The Upside Travel Company, LLC, Washington, DC

Open Source Database Administrator
Q2ebanking, Austin, TX

Cassandra Database Administrator (DBA)
Cisco Careers, San Jose, CA

Senior Product Manager
NuoDB, Cambridge, MA

Oracle Data Analyst (19-243)
Spok, Remote

Sr Applications Engineer - IT Product Development
California ISO, Folsom, CA

OBIEE+ Consultant / Architect (Oracle Business Intelligence - Enterprise Edition + Hyperion Reports + Hyperion Analyzer)
Decision Support Technology, Connecticut

Oracle Essbase Consultant / Architect
Decision Support Technology, Connecticut

Senior Oracle Database Engineer
Oracle, United States

MySQL DBA - remote
Percona, Remote

Database Administrator
The Rector & Visitors of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

QA Automation Engineer
Percona, Remote

Backend Software Engineer
Percona, Remote

Senior Data Infrastructure Engineer
Upwork, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here