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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. ObjectBox vs. Snowflake

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSLightweight, fast on-device database for IoT, Mobile and Embedded devices, persisting and synchronising objects and vectorsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIObject oriented DBMS
Vector DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1039.46
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.12
Rank#173  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
#8  Vector DBMS
Score136.53
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comgithub.com/­objectbox
objectbox.io
www.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.objectbox.iodocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunObjectBox LimitedSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release199520172014
Current release9.0.0, July 20244.0 (May 2024)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableBindings are released under Apache 2.0 infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Any POSIX system
Docker
iOS
Linux
macOS
QNX
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, plus "flex" map-like typesyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Proprietary native APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Dart (Flutter)
Go
Java
Kotlin
Python
Swift
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxnouser defined functions
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Data sync between devices allowing occasional connected databases to work completely offlineyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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