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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. openGauss vs. YDB

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonopenGauss  Xexclude from comparisonYDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with high-performance, high-availability and high-performance originally developed by HuaweiA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1087.72
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#189  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#285  Overall
#43  Document stores
#130  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comgitee.com/­opengauss
opengauss.org
github.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.opengauss.org/­en
gitee.com/­opengauss/­docs
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunHuawei and openGauss communityYandex
Initial release199520192019
Current release8.3.0, January 20243.0, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C, C++, Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsANSI SQL 2011SQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
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++
Java
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxyesno
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabrichorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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