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System Properties Comparison Amazon Aurora vs. EsgynDB vs. ScyllaDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.46
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score3.75
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score2.68
Rank#112  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.esgyn.cnwww.scylladb.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmldocs.scylladb.comdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAmazonEsgynScyllaDBYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2015201520152017
Current releaseScylla Open Source 4.6, March 20222.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Scylla Cloud: Create real-time applications that run at global scale with Scylla Cloud, the industry’s most powerful NoSQL DBaaSYugabyte Cloud is the fully managed database-as-a-service offering of YugabyteDB. Get started quickly, and effortlessly ensure continuous availability and limitless scale of your cloud native applications.
Implementation languageC++, JavaC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetFor 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
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Proceduresyes, Luayes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication between multi datacentersselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Strong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon AuroraEsgynDBScyllaDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Systems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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Apache 2.0 license for the database
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