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

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  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 HadoopWidely used open source RDBMSCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Trend Chart
Score0.85
Rank#190  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score18.68
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1219.77
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Websitewww.graphengine.iowww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.mysql.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldev.mysql.com/­docdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperMicrosoftClouderaOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunScyllaDB
Initial release2010201319952015
Current release3.4.0, April 20208.0.26, July 2021Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open 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 servicenononono
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Implementation language.NET and CC++C and C++C++
Server operating systems.NETLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.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/ODBCAda
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-reduceyes infoproprietary syntaxyes, Lua
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardinghorizontal 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 MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes 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 storageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityImpalaMySQLScyllaDB
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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