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DBMS > MySQL vs. PostGIS vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. PostGIS vs. TempoIQ

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSSpatial extension of PostgreSQLScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APISpatial DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1189.21
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score31.68
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.compostgis.nettempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunTempoIQ
Initial release199520052012
Current release8.0.29, April 20223.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
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
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 engineACIDno
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyes infobased on PostgreSQLsimple authentication-based access control

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