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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. SAP IQ vs. ToroDB vs. TypeDB vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQLTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query languageMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedDocument storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Multivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#339  Overall
#44  Document stores
Score0.76
Rank#198  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#95  Relational DBMS
Score3.62
Rank#90  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.torodb.comvaticle.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­dochelp.sap.com/­iqwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docsdocs.vaticle.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSAP, formerly Sybase8KdataVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)Rocket Software
Initial release19951994201620161985
Current release8.0.27, October 202116.1 SPS04, April 20192.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL-V3Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaJavaC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VMLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_idyesoptional
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based 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#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxyesnoyes
Triggersyesyesnonoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerShardingSharding infoby using Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
SAP/Sybase Replication ServerSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoby using CassandraSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesnono infosubstituted by the relationship featureno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDnoACIDACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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 rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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MySQLSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQToroDBTypeDB infoformerly named GraknUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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