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System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. Fauna vs. IBM Cloudant vs. ScyllaDB

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.36
Rank#145  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score1.57
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score3.71
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score3.70
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Websitekylin.apache.orgfauna.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docsdocs.fauna.comcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncFauna, Inc.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014ScyllaDB
Initial release2015201420102015
Current release3.1.0, July 2020Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScalaErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)nonoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
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 proceduresuser defined functionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes, Lua
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Apache KylinFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBIBM CloudantScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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Conferences and events

Critical Attributes for a High-Performance, Low-Latency Database
Webinar, 10am PDT / 1pm EDT / 7pm CEST, 28 October 2021

Scylla University LIVE (Americas)
Instructor-led NoSQL database training / 9AM-1PM PT, 9 November 2021

Scylla University LIVE (EMEA and APAC)
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Scylla Virtual Workshop
1pm GMT, 18 November 2021

Scylla Summit 2022
Virtual Conference, 9-10 February 2022

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Virtual Conference, 6-7 October 2021 (finished)

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Webinar, 10am PDT / 1pm EDT / 7pm CEST, 26 October 2021 (finished)

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