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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. SwayDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1268.51
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#319  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score1.04
Rank#159  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comswaydb.iowww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSimer PlahaYugabyte Inc.
Initial release199520182017
Current release8.0.20, 20202.1.8.2, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
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++ScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Java
Kotlin
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricnoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
noneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
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 engineAtomic execution of operationsDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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 rolesnoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
MySQLSwayDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsGain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesYugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosYugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Licensing and pricing modelsYugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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