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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. Teradata vs. Trafodion

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)Transactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score1243.37
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score70.90
Rank#16  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#232  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.teradata.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.teradata.comtrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunTeradataApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release199519842014
Current release8.0.23 , January 2021Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++, Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Linux
Linux
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash indexyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoSQL 2016 + extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
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
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallelJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infoHashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID
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.yesyesno
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

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