DBMS > MariaDB vs. ScyllaDB
System Properties Comparison MariaDB vs. ScyllaDB
Please select another system to include it in the comparison.
|Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
|MariaDB Xexclude from comparison
|ScyllaDB Xexclude from comparison
|MySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.
|Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
|Primary database model
|Wide column store
|Secondary database models
Graph DBMS with OQGraph storage engine
|mariadb.com Site of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org Site of MariaDB Foundation
|MariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) The lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
|2009 Fork of MySQL, which was first released in 1995
|11.2.3, February 2024
|ScyllaDB Open Source 5.4.1, January 2024
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source GPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
|Open Source Open Source (AGPL), commercial license available
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
|DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) Database as a Service
Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
|Scylla Cloud: Create real-time applications that run at global scale with Scylla Cloud, the industry’s most powerful NoSQL DBaaS
|C and C++
|Server operating systems
Windows ColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
|yes Dynamic columns are supported
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.
|yes cluster global secondary indices
|SQL Support of SQL
|yes with proprietary extensions
|SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
|APIs and other access methods
Proprietary native API
|Proprietary protocol (CQL) compatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
|Supported programming languages
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|yes PL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|several options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|selectable replication factor Representation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
Tunable Consistency can be individually decided for each write operation
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|yes not for MyISAM storage engine
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|ACID not for MyISAM storage engine
|no Atomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|yes not for in-memory storage engine
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|yes with MEMORY storage engine
|yes in-memory tables
|User concepts Access control
|fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
|Access rights for users can be defined per object
|More information provided by the system vendor
|MariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
|ScyllaDB is the database for data-intensive apps that require high performance and...
|MariaDB Servers have many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
|Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
|Typical application scenarios
|Web, SaaS and Cloud operational applications that require high availability, scalability...
|ScyllaDB is ideal for applications that require high throughput and low latency at...
|Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
|Discord, Epic Games, Expedia, Zillow, Comcast, Disney+ Hotstar, Samsung, ShareChat,...
|MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
|ScyllaDB typically offers ~75% total cost of ownership savings, with ~5X higher throughput...
|Licensing and pricing models
|MariaDB plc subscriptions cover our free, open source database, Community Server,...
|ScyllaDB Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) ScyllaDB Enterprise - subscription-based...
|Related products and services
|Navicat for MariaDB provides a native environment for MariaDB database management and development.
We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.
|DB-Engines blog posts
MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017 Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017 Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
|Recent citations in the news
Can MariaDB’s enterprise business be saved?
Lender threatens to sweep MariaDB accounts over private equity bid
Lender Threatens to 'Sweep' MariaDB Accounts Over Take-Private Bid 14 Months After deSPAC | DealFlow's SPAC ...
Struggling database company MariaDB could be taken private in $37M deal
MariaDB's financial rollercoaster: The plot thickens
provided by Google News
ScyllaDB Raises $43M to Take on MongoDB at Scale, Push Database Performance to New Levels
Running ScyllaDB NoSQL on Kubernetes with Spot Instances
Scylla review: Apache Cassandra supercharged
Scylla vs Cassandra: Performance Comparison - DataScienceCentral.com
ScyllaDB on AWS is a NoSQL Database Built for Gigabyte-to-Petabyte Scale | Amazon Web Services
provided by Google News
Share this page