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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. SingleStore vs. TimesTen

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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 storageIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score2.01
Rank#119  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.singlestore.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.singlestore.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSingleStore Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release199520131998
Current release8.0.26, July 20217.3, December 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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, but no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
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
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxyesPL/SQL
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 replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
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 infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
MySQLSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTimesTen
Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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