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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. ScyllaDB

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSCassandra-compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1253.68
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score2.16
Rank#115  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunScyllaDB
Initial release19952015
Current release8.0.17, July 2019Scylla Open Source 3.0.8, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen 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 servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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  • Azure Database for MySQL: A fully managed, scalable MySQL relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable 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 systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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.yesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
MySQLScyllaDB
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, AppNexus, Dstillery, Numberly, Sizmek) Cybersecurity (Veramine) Entertainment...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Appnexus, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish, mParticle,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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