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System Properties Comparison MonetDB vs. ScyllaDB

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NameMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA relational database management system that stores data in columnsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Key-value store
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Score2.36
Rank#129  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score5.76
Rank#74  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitewww.monetdb.orgwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperMonetDB BVScyllaDB
Initial release20042015
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 2021ScyllaDB Open Source 5.0, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
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 proceduresyes, in SQL, C, Ryes, Lua
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tablesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Specific characteristicsScyllaDB is the database for data-intensive apps that require high performance and...
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosScyllaDB is ideal for applications that require high throughput and low latency at...
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Key customersDiscord, Epic Games, Expedia, Zillow, Comcast, Disney+ Hotstar, Samsung, ShareChat,...
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Market metricsScyllaDB typically offers ~75% total cost of ownership savings, with ~5X higher throughput...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScyllaDB Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) ScyllaDB Enterprise - subscription-based...
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Scylla University LIVE
Live Virtual Training / 8am-12pm PT / 3pm-7pm GMT, 21 March 2023

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Overcoming Database Scaling Challenges with a New Approach to NoSQL
On-demand Webinar, 26 January 2023 (finished)

Scylla Summit 2023
Access to 30+ NoSQL technical sessions, 15-16 February 2023 (finished)

NoSQL at Scale: Proven Practices & Pitfalls
On-demand Webinar, 28 February 2023 (finished)

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