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NamePercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score2.98
Rank#101  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score552.23
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.88
Rank#181  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverwww.postgresql.orgsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTwww.postgresql.org/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperPerconaPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerSplice Machine
Initial release20081989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2014
Current release8.0.21-12, 202013.1, November 20202.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++CJava
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
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.yesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infoJava
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodespartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
Source-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsTHE ONLY SCALE-OUT SQL RDBMS WITH BUILT-IN MACHINE LEARNING For data-rich, real-time...
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Competitive advantagesOperational Workloads: Full ACID support with high performance at scale Multi-row...
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