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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. Trino
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|Name||MySQL Xexclude from comparison||Trino Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Widely used open source RDBMS||Fast distributed SQL query engine for big data analytics. Forked from Presto and originally named PrestoSQL|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS Key/Value like access via memcached API||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
Time Series DBMS
Wide column store
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|Developer||Oracle since 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun||Trino Software Foundation|
|Initial release||1995||2012 2020 rebranded from PrestoSQL|
|Current release||8.0.33, April 2023|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source GPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available||Open Source Apache Version 2.0|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C and C++||Java|
|Server operating systems||FreeBSD|
macOS for devlopment
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes||depending on connected data-source|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes with proprietary extensions||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||ADO.NET|
Proprietary native API
RESTful HTTP API
|Supported programming languages||Ada|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes proprietary syntax||yes, depending on connected data-source|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||horizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric||depending on connected data-source|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication|
|depending on connected data-source|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||depending on connected data-source|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes not for MyISAM storage engine||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID not for MyISAM storage engine||depending on connected data-source|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes table locks or row locks depending on storage engine||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||depending on connected data-source|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Users with fine-grained authorization concept no user groups or roles||SQL standard access control|
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|Specific characteristics||Trino is the fastest open source, massively parallel processing SQL query engine...|
|Competitive advantages||High performance analtyics and data processing of very large data sets Powerful ANSI...|
|Typical application scenarios||Performant analytics query engine for data warehouses, data lakes, and data lakehouses...|
|Key customers||Trino is widely adopted across the globe as freely-available open source software....|
|Market metrics||28250+ commits in GitHub 5750+ stargazers in GitHub 6950+ pull requests merged in...|
|Licensing and pricing models||Trino is an open source project and usage is therefore free. Commercial offerings...|
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