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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. Oracle Coherence vs. RRDtool

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSOracles in-memory data grid solutionIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1283.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score2.28
Rank#102  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score2.72
Rank#90  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­overview/­index.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­documentation/­index.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunOracleTobias Oetiker
Initial release199520071999
Current release8.0.18, October 201912c, September 20161.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared library
Pipes
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++
Java
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxnono
Triggersyesyes infoLive Eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
none
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 engineconfigurableno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionallyyes
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 rolesauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authenticationno

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