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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. SingleStore vs. YugabyteDB

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.singlestore.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.singlestore.comdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperSpotifySingleStore Inc.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release201420132017
Current release7.6, November 20212.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, modern cloud database for both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) workloads. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilitiesYugabyte 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++, GoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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 languagesBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infohash partitioningHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
HeroicSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Systems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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Apache 2.0 license for the database
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