“If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

— African Proverb

To honor the community and benefit more users, we have collected a sample of externally maintained MonetDB related software. Our most sincere thanks to all using MonetDB and enriching the ecosystem. You can contribute new items (either your work or other MonetDB related software which we should be aware of) to this list.

These drivers/tools/applications are listed here for consideration if you find any of the tools useful in your line of work, or for inspiration (if their license allows it).

Drivers and Connectors

  • Pure Ruby database driver for MonetDB

  • MonetDB MAPI and SQL client Python API

  • Go driver for MonetDB

  • golang driver for MonetDB

  • MonetDB Foreign Data Wrapper for PostgreSQL

  • Ganglia MonetDB plugin

  • Django backed for MonetDB

  • MonetDB ActiveRecord Ruby client

  • SQLAlchemy dialect for MonetDB

  • MonetDB Driver for DBI

  • OpenJUMP MonetDB DataStore plugin

Tools and extensions

  • Tool for copying tables from an MS SQL database to a MonetDB database

  • Administrative GUI for managing MonetDB databases

  • Ocelot, the hardware-oblivious extension to MonetDB

  • Lucene To MonetDB Converter

  • MonetDB Ruby extension for XQuery support


  • Tableau connector

  • Lytic - an exploratory data analysis tool

  • Simple GeoTools JDBC-based DataStore for MonetDB

  • MonetinR - a package for R based on MonetDB

Benchmarks, tests, and scripts

  • Scripts to import and analyze activity-based travel model data using R and MonetDB

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