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MongoDB vs. MySQL vs. Oracle

MongoDB MySQL Oracle
MongoDB MySQL Oracle (Database)
Preference 32% votes 18% votes 49% votes
Website www.​mongodb.​com www.​mysql.​com www.​oracle.​com/​us/​product…e/​index.​html
Database model
Data storage
Embeddable Yes Yes No
Query language
Data types
Conditional entry updates Yes Yes Yes
Map and reduce Yes No No
Unicode Yes Yes Yes
TTL for entries Yes No Conditional
Compression Yes Yes Yes
Integrity model
Atomicity Conditional Yes Yes
Consistency Yes Yes Yes
Isolation No Yes Yes
Durability (data storage) Yes Yes Yes
Transactions No Yes Yes
Referential integrity Yes Yes Yes
Revision control No Yes No
Locking model
Secondary Indexes Yes Yes Yes
Composite keys Yes Yes Yes
Full text search Yes Yes Yes
Geospatial Indexes Yes Yes Yes
Graph support No No Yes
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes Yes
Replication Yes Yes Yes
Replication mode
Sharding Yes Yes No
Shared nothing architecture Yes Yes No
Value size max. 16 MB 10 B 4 B
System requirements
Operating system
Native driver
Memory minimum ? 11 MB 512 MB
Programming language
Description Document Oriented Database Relational database system Relational Database Management System
Multi-user system Yes Yes Yes
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes Yes
Database ?
Price rating ★★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★☆☆
Standard compliance No Yes Yes
Software distribution
Release Date March 2009 23ʳᵈ May 1995 January 1975
Documentation level ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
RESTful No Conditional ?
Lines of code 617 k 1 100 k ?
Free to use Yes Conditional Conditional
Active Yes Yes Yes
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes Yes
Real time analytics Yes Conditional Yes
Community Driven Basic Good ?
Web interface Yes Yes Yes
Data encryption Conditional Yes Yes
Cloud platform support ?
Online backup Yes Yes Yes
Partial Index No No ?
Function Based Index No No Yes
Key length max 255 765 ?
Log Yes Yes Yes
Implementation flexibility 50% votes 8% votes 17% votes
Download mongodb.​org/​downloads dev.​mysql.​com/​downloads/​ www.​oracle.​com
Backup functionality Good Basic Good
Query Cache Yes Yes Yes
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
In-Place Update Yes Yes ?
Free for commercial use Yes Yes Yes
Sorts Yes Yes Yes
Capped Collections Yes ? ?
Tuneable write concerns Yes Yes ?
Read preferences Yes ? Yes
Open Source Yes Yes No
Op/s 5 000 ? 58 000
Triggers No Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Pause Test Yes ? ?
Cross Domain Testing No ? ?
Materialized Views No No Yes
Pipeline Aggregation Yes Yes Yes
Spring Data Support Yes Yes Yes
Geospatial Yes Yes Yes
Server Side Java Script Yes No ?
JSON Yes Yes Yes
Flexible Table(Schema) Yes No Yes
Geo-distributed Yes ? ?
Max rows in query result 1 000 ? ?
Re-Reduce Yes ? ?
Clustering over WAN Yes ? ?
Stored Procedure Yes Yes Yes
Auto-Sharding Yes ? ?
Does your mom understand it No No ?
Recursive queries No ? ?
Network datatype No ? ?
Windowed aggregate No ? ?
Multilingual content ? Yes Yes
WYSIWYG-Editor ? No Yes
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) ? Yes Yes
Multivariate Testing ? No ?
Text Analytics ? Yes Yes
Multiple projects ? ? No
Distributed Counter ? ? Yes
WSDL ? ? Yes
Level of access authorization ? ?
Allowed number of content elements ? ? Yes
Extensibility ? ? Yes
Ajax ? ? No
Native Adsense Integration ? ? Yes
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