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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. OmniSci vs. VelocityDB

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1268.51
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.98
Rank#122  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#299  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.omnisci.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.omnisci.com/­latestvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunMapD Technologies, Inc.VelocityDB Inc
Initial release199520162011
Current release8.0.20, 2020V47.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++ and CUDAC#
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
.Net
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxnono
TriggersyesnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
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 enginenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoACID
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication

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