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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. openGauss vs. RocksDB

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonopenGauss  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with high-performance, high-availability and high-performance originally developed by HuaweiEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1106.67
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.38
Rank#177  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score4.52
Rank#83  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websitewww.mysql.comgitee.com/­opengauss
opengauss.org
rocksdb.org
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.opengauss.org/­en
gitee.com/­opengauss/­docs
github.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunHuawei and openGauss communityFacebook, Inc.
Initial release199520192013
Current release8.3.0, January 20243.0, March 20228.10.0, December 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C, C++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
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 extensionsANSI SQL 2011no
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java 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
C++
Java
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxyesno
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabrichorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash)horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationyes
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 engineACIDyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno

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