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System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. Impala vs. Milvus vs. MySQL vs. ScyllaDB

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineAnalytic DBMS for HadoopA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesWidely used open source RDBMSCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.85
Rank#186  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score18.46
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#257  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Websitewww.graphengine.iowww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlmilvus.iowww.mysql.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddev.mysql.com/­docdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperMicrosoftClouderaOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunScyllaDB
Initial release20102013201919952015
Current release4.0.0, July 20211.0, March 20218.0.28, January 2022Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation language.NET and CC++C++C and C++C++
Server operating systems.NETLinuxLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC++
Go
Java
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
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 proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoyes infoproprietary syntaxyes, Lua
Triggersnononoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-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 methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityImpalaMilvusMySQLScyllaDB
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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