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DBMS > MySQL vs. Snowflake vs. SWC-DB vs. UniData,UniVerse

System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. Snowflake vs. SWC-DB vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSWide column storeMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1219.77
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score58.26
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score4.19
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSnowflake Computing Inc.Alex KashirinRocket Software
Initial release1995201420201985
Current release8.0.26, July 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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 extensionsyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
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
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesnoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 engineACIDACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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