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DBMS > mSQL vs. NuoDB vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. NuoDB vs. PostGIS

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.68
Rank#134  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#179  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score30.88
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlnuodb.compostgis.net
Technical documentationdoc.nuodb.compostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperHughes TechnologiesNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release199420132005
Current release4.4, October 20213.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDByes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyes infoMVCCyes
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.noyes infoTemporary tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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