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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. ScyllaDB vs. SpatiaLite

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIWide column storeSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1083.74
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score4.75
Rank#68  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score1.60
Rank#149  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.scylladb.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.scylladb.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunScyllaDBAlessandro Furieri
Initial release199520152008
Current release8.4.0, April 2024ScyllaDB Open Source 5.4.1, January 20245.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linuxserver-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
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
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 infoproprietary syntaxyes, Luano
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShardingnone
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 possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoyes
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 operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
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 tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
More information provided by the system vendor
MySQLScyllaDBSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsScyllaDB is engineered to deliver predictable performance at scale. It’s adopted...
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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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