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DBMS > mSQL vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Sphinx vs. UniData,UniVerse

System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Sphinx vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.85
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score2.50
Rank#112  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score8.01
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score4.11
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serversphinxsearch.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTsphinxsearch.com/­docswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperHughes TechnologiesPerconaSphinx Technologies Inc.Rocket Software
Initial release1994200820011985
Current release4.4, October 20218.0.25-15, 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnooptional
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolJava API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
noneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesnoAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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