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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. Virtuoso
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|Name||MySQL Xexclude from comparison||Virtuoso Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Widely used open source RDBMS||Virtuoso is a multi-model hybrid-RDBMS that supports management of data represented as relational tables and/or property graphs|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS Key/Value like access via memcached API||Graph DBMS|
Native XML DBMS
|Secondary database models||Document store||Document store|
|Developer||Oracle since 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun||OpenLink Software|
|Current release||8.0.17, July 2019||8.2, October 2018|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source GPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available||Open Source GPLv2, extended commercial license available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C and C++||C|
|Server operating systems||FreeBSD|
|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||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes with proprietary extensions||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||Proprietary native API|
|Supported programming languages||Ada|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes proprietary syntax||yes Virtuoso PL|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||horizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric||yes|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Master-master replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||yes|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes not for MyISAM storage engine||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID not for MyISAM storage engine||ACID|
|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||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Users with fine-grained authorization concept no user groups or roles||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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|Specific characteristics||Virtuoso is a modern multi-model RDBMS for managing data represented as tabular relations...|
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|Typical application scenarios||Used for — Analytics/BI Conceptual Data Virtualization Enterprise Knowledge Graphs...|
|Key customers||Broad use across enterprises and governments including — European Union (EU) US Government...|
|Market metrics||Largest installed-base of Multi-Model RDBMS for AI-friendly Knowledge Graphs Platform...|
|Licensing and pricing models||Available in both Commercial Enterprise and Open Source (GPL v2) Editions Feature...|
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