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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. ScyllaDB vs. Trafodion

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
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Score43.24
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score2.14
Rank#112  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.51
Rank#235  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.scylladb.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.scylladb.comtrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetScyllaDBApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release200820152014
Current release2.3.4, January 2021Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 20212.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes, LuaJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
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.yesyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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