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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. SingleStore vs. SwayDB

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageAn 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 APIRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1254.83
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score5.00
Rank#71  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#308  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.singlestore.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSingleStore Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release199520132018
Current release8.0.23 , January 20217.1.11, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++Scala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
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 extensionsyes, but no triggers and foreign keysno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxyesno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate 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 engineACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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