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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. EsgynDB vs. ScyllaDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricEnterprise-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 modelSearch engineRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score157.69
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
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
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.esgyn.cnwww.scylladb.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.scylladb.comdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperElasticEsgynScyllaDBYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2010201520152017
Current release7.8.0, June 2020Scylla Open Source 4.6, March 20222.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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 languageJavaC++, JavaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesschema-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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
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 languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-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 methodsES-Hadoop Connectoryesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Strong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno 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.Memcached and Redis integrationnoyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectyes
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ElasticsearchEsgynDBScyllaDBYugabyteDB
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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