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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. GBase vs. ScyllaDB

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Database based on LuceneWidely used RDBMS in China, including analytical, transactional, distributed transactional, and cloud-native data warehousing.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Relational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.73
Rank#224  Overall
#37  Document stores
#5  Spatial DBMS
#16  Search engines
#19  Time Series DBMS
#8  Vector DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#185  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score4.75
Rank#68  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitecratedb.comwww.gbase.cnwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationcratedb.com/­docsdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperCrateGeneral Data Technology Co., Ltd.ScyllaDB
Initial release201320042015
Current releaseGBase 8a, GBase 8s, GBase 8cScyllaDB Open Source 5.4.1, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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CrateDB Cloud: a distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing across an elastic cluster of shared nothing nodes. CrateDB Cloud enables data insights at scale on Microsoft Azure, AWS and Google Cloud Platform.Scylla Cloud: Create real-time applications that run at global scale with Scylla Cloud, the industry’s most powerful NoSQL DBaaS
Implementation languageJavaC, Java, PythonC++
Server operating systemsAll Operating Systems, including Kubernetes with CrateDB Kubernetes Operator supportLinuxLinux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraints, and PostgreSQL compatibilityStandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
C API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.NET
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
R
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C#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 functions (Javascript)user defined functionsyes, Lua
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable replication on table/partition-levelyesselectable 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 systemEventual Consistency
Read-after-write consistency on record level
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDno 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 controlrights management via user accountsyesAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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CrateDBGBaseScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsThe enterprise database for time series, documents, and vectors. Distributed - Native...
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ScyllaDB is engineered to deliver predictable performance at scale. It’s adopted...
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Competitive advantagesResponse time in milliseconds: e ven for complex ad-hoc queries. Massive scaling...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenarios​ IoT: accelerate your IIoT projects with CrateDB, delivering real-time analytics...
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ScyllaDB is ideal for applications that require high throughput and low latency at...
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Key customersAcross all continents, CrateDB is used by companies of all sizes to meet the most...
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Discord, Epic Games, Expedia, Zillow, Comcast, Disney+ Hotstar, Samsung, ShareChat,...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2013 Honorable Mention in 2021 Gartner®...
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ScyllaDB typically offers ~75% total cost of ownership savings, with ~5X higher throughput...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSee CrateDB pricing >
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ScyllaDB Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) ScyllaDB Enterprise - subscription-based...
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