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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. VoltDB

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1218.96
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.83
Rank#113  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunVoltDB Inc.
Initial release19952010
Current release8.0.16, April 20198.4, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++Java, C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
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++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxJava
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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