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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. RRDtool

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionIndustry 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 storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1283.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.39
Rank#78  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
Score2.72
Rank#90  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunOracleTobias Oetiker
Initial release199520111999
Current release8.0.17, July 201918.3, November 20181.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen 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
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalNumeric 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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIin-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
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
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
Triggersyesnono
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
Electable Master-Slave per shardnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
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 engineconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)no
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 persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
MySQLOracle NoSQLRRDtool
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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