DB-EnginesextremeDB - Data management wherever you need itEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by Redgate Software

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud PolarDB vs. ScyllaDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud PolarDB vs. ScyllaDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Alibaba Cloud PolarDB and ScyllaDB with OceanBase, Amazon Aurora and CockroachDB.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.76
Rank#215  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Score3.84
Rank#75  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­polardb/­product-overviewdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAlibabaScyllaDB
Initial release2015
Current releaseScyllaDB Open Source 5.4.1, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Scylla Cloud: Create real-time applications that run at global scale with Scylla Cloud, the industry’s most powerful NoSQL DBaaS
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-free
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, Lua
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud PolarDBScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsPolarDB, previously ApsaraDB for PolarDB, is a cloud-native relational database designed...
» more
ScyllaDB is engineered to deliver predictable performance at scale. It’s adopted...
» more
Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
» more
Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
» more
Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
» more
ScyllaDB is ideal for applications that require high throughput and low latency at...
» more
Key customersDiscord, Epic Games, Expedia, Zillow, Comcast, Disney+ Hotstar, Samsung, ShareChat,...
» more
Market metricsScyllaDB typically offers ~75% total cost of ownership savings, with ~5X higher throughput...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
» more
ScyllaDB Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) ScyllaDB Enterprise - subscription-based...
» more

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud PolarDBScyllaDB
Recent citations in the news

Alibaba Cloud launches PolarDB database update
19 January 2024, China Daily

Alibaba Cloud Further Facilitates Digital Transformation Acceleration Across Asia
27 January 2021, MESA Website

Alibaba Cloud upgrades AnalyticDB with vector database engine
25 July 2023, CloudTech News

Alibaba Cloud Further Facilitates Digital Transformation Acceleration across Asia in the Year of the Pandemic
27 January 2021, PR Newswire

Alibaba Cloud Database Products Revenue Increases 50% YoY with 150,000 Customers Worldwide
17 January 2022, Fintech Finance

provided by Google News

Sleeping at Scale - Delivering 10k Timers per Second per Node with Rust, Tokio, Kafka, and Scylla
26 April 2024, InfoQ.com

ScyllaDB 6 Adds Node Distribution Feature
24 June 2024, iProgrammer

ScyllaDB Raises $43M to Take on MongoDB at Scale, Push Database Performance to New Levels
17 October 2023, Datanami

ScyllaDB on AWS is a NoSQL Database Built for Gigabyte-to-Petabyte Scale
6 January 2023, AWS Blog

Scylla review: Apache Cassandra supercharged
18 December 2019, InfoWorld

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

RaimaDB logo

RaimaDB, embedded database for mission-critical applications. When performance, footprint and reliability matters.
Try RaimaDB for free.

SingleStore logo

Database for your real-time AI and Analytics Apps.
Try it today.

Present your product here