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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. Realm vs. SwayDB

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Trend Chart
Score1039.46
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score7.34
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Websitewww.mysql.comrealm.ioswaydb.simer.au
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Simer Plaha
Initial release199520142018
Current release9.0.0, July 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++Scala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersyesyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
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 engineACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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 infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyesno

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