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System Properties Comparison ScyllaDB vs. Weaviate

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NameScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelKey-value store
Wide column store
Search engine
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Score3.91
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.16
Rank#296  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websitewww.scylladb.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.scylladb.comwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperScyllaDBSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20152017
Current releaseScylla Open Source 4.5, October 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)GraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesFor 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, Luano
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes
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
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
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 tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectOpenID Connect Discovery
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ScyllaDBWeaviate
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 , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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Conferences and events

Scylla Summit 2022
Virtual Conference, 9-10 February 2022

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Critical Attributes for a High-Performance, Low-Latency Database
Webinar, Video Available, 28 October 2021 (finished)

Demystifying the Distributed Database Landscape
Webinar, Video Available, 2 December 2021 (finished)

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