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DBMS > MySQL vs. Oracle Rdb vs. PostGIS vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. Oracle Rdb vs. PostGIS vs. Trafodion

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSSpatial extension of PostgreSQLTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.25
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score30.71
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#232  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlpostgis.nettrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docpostgis.net/­documentationtrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release1995198420052014
Current release8.0.26, July 20217.4.1.1, 20213.1.4, September 20212.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++CC++, Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMSLinux
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxuser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyes infobased on PostgreSQLSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQLyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes, on a single nodeACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyes infobased on PostgreSQLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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