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System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. PostGIS

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.74
Rank#134  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score31.68
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlpostgis.net
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperHughes Technologies
Initial release19942005
Current release4.4, October 20213.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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