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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Riak KV vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesWide column store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
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Score0.24
Rank#306  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score4.10
Rank#82  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score4.75
Rank#68  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­time-series-database/­latest/­what-is-tsdbwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latestdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAlibabaOpenSource, formerly Basho TechnologiesScyllaDB
Initial release20092015
Current release3.2.0, December 2022ScyllaDB Open Source 5.4.1, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnoyes
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 indexesnorestrictedyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
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 proceduresnoErlangyes, Lua
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelyes, using Riak SecurityAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Alibaba Cloud TSDBRiak KVScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsScyllaDB is engineered to deliver predictable performance at scale. It’s adopted...
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosScyllaDB is ideal for applications that require high throughput and low latency at...
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Key customersDiscord, Epic Games, Expedia, Zillow, Comcast, Disney+ Hotstar, Samsung, ShareChat,...
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Market metricsScyllaDB typically offers ~75% total cost of ownership savings, with ~5X higher throughput...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScyllaDB Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) ScyllaDB Enterprise - subscription-based...
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