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System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. OrientDB vs. Postgres-XL

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.46
Rank#130  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score4.94
Rank#63  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
Score0.47
Rank#213  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.hughes.com.au/­products/­msqlorientdb.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.xwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperHughes TechnologiesOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud
Initial release199420102014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release4.2, April 20193.0.23, August 201910 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language, no joinsyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, Javascriptuser defined functions
TriggersnoHooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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