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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. SQLite vs. YugabyteDB

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1227.86
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score130.54
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1.09
Rank#167  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.sqlite.orgwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunDwayne Richard HippYugabyte Inc.
Initial release199520002017
Current release8.0.25, May 20213.35.4  (2 April 2021), April 20212.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++CC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-lessLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesyes infodynamic column typesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricnoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesnoyes

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