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System Properties Comparison RethinkDB vs. SwayDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
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Score3.23
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.12
Rank#313  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score1.18
Rank#161  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Websiterethinkdb.comswaydb.iowww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationrethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Simer PlahaYugabyte Inc.
Initial release200920182017
Current release2.4.1, August 20202.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++ScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometrynoyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsYCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Java
Kotlin
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
TriggersClient-side triggers through changefeedsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding inforange basednoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 dataAtomic single-document operationsAtomic execution of operationsDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCC basedyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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 controlyes infousers and table-level permissionsnoyes

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