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DBMS > RethinkDB vs. SingleStore vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison RethinkDB vs. SingleStore vs. SwayDB

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NameRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.23
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score5.21
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#313  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websiterethinkdb.comwww.singlestore.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationrethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017SingleStore Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release200920132018
Current release2.4.1, August 20207.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
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C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
TriggersClient-side triggers through changefeedsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding inforange basedShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCC basedyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousers and table-level permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
RethinkDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSwayDB
Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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