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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. RavenDB

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSDocument store
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
Score2.32
Rank#101  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score3.86
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Document stores
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverravendb.net
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunPerconaHibernating Rhinos
Initial release199520082010
Current release8.0.17, July 20198.0.15-6, May 20194.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++C#
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxyesyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
Multi-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
MySQLPercona Server for MySQLRavenDB
Specific characteristics100% drop in replacement for MySQL Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source product means improved ROI and no vendor lock-in MyRocks reduces write-amplification...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosTransaction-based web site E-commerce applications Structured and predictable data...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersFacebook Bloomberg EA Sports Advertise.com Rent the Runway Pepper.com Pivotal Big...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsOver 4,500,000 downloads 1000+ customers. Awarded Bronze Stevie® Award winner ​
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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