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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. StarRocks vs. SwayDB

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonStarRocks  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSAn open source, high-performance columnar analytical database that enables real-time, multi-dimensional, and highly concurrent data analytics infoForked from Apache DorisAn 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 store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1039.46
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#218  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.starrocks.ioswaydb.simer.au
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.starrocks.io/­en-us/­latest/­introduction/­StarRocks_intro
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunThe Linux Foundation infosince Feb 2023Simer Plaha
Initial release199520202018
Current release9.0.0, July 20243.3, June 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++, JavaScala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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 extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
MySQL protocol
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
JavaJava
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabrichorizontal partitioning (by range and hash)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 enginenoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesRole based access control and fine grained access rightsno

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