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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. NuoDB vs. OpenQM vs. Oracle vs. ScyllaDB

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  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 RDBMSCassandra-compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSWide column 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
Score2.18
Rank#110  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.nuodb.comwww.openqm.comwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdoc.nuodb.comwww.openqm-zumasys.com/­support/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunNuoDB, Inc.Martin PhillipsOracleScyllaDB
Initial release19952013199319802015
Current release8.0.18, October 20193.4-1219c, February 2019Scylla Open Source 3.1.0, October 2019
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 infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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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 infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
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
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxJava, SQLyesPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleno
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
selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
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 infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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 infoin-memory tables
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 can be defined per object
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MySQLNuoDBOpenQM infoalso called QMOracleScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsHorizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesNuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosOperational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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AdTech (AdGear, AppNexus, Dstillery, Numberly, Sizmek) Cybersecurity (Veramine) Entertainment...
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Key customersDassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Comcast, Grab, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Appnexus, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish, mParticle,...
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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Oracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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