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DBMS > MySQL vs. SingleStore vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. SingleStore vs. Transbase

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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 storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1199.40
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score7.53
Rank#56  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#305  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.singlestore.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSingleStore Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release199520131987
Current release8.0.31, October 20227.6, November 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++, GoC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
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 infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxyesyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
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 engineACIDyes
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 persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
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 rolesFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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MySQLSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTransbase
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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