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This page highlights how YugaByte DB compares against other operational databases in the NoSQL and distributed SQL categories. Click on the database name in the table header to see a more detailed comparison.

NoSQL Databases

Feature Apache Cassandra Redis MongoDB Apache HBase AWS DynamoDB MS Azure CosmosDB YugaByte DB
Linear Read & Write Scalability
Automated Failover & Repair
Auto Sharding
Auto Rebalancing
Distributed ACID Transactions
Consensus Driven Strongly Consistent Replication
Strongly Consistent Secondary Indexes
Multiple Read Consistency Levels
Low, Predictable p99 Latencies
High Data Density
Cloud-Native Reconfigurability
Open API CQL Redis MongoQL HBase Proprietary CQL, MongoQL CQL, Redis
Open Source Apache 2.0 3-Clause BSD AGPL 3.0 Apache 2.0 Apache 2.0

Distributed SQL Databases

Feature Clustrix CockroachDB AWS Aurora MS Azure CosmosDB Google Spanner YugaByte DB
Linear Write Scalability
Linear Read Scalability
Automated Failover & Repair
Auto Sharding
Auto Rebalancing
Distributed ACID Transactions
SQL Joins
Consensus Driven Strongly Consistent Replication
Global Consistency Across Multi-DC/Regions
Multiple Read Consistency Levels
Cloud-Native Reconfigurability
Low, Predictable p99 Latencies
SQL Compatibility MySQL PostgreSQL MySQL, PostgreSQL Read Only Read Only NoSQL APIs today, PostgreSQL soon
Open Source Apache 2.0 Apache 2.0

Note

The or with respect to any particular feature of a 3rd party database is based on our best effort understanding from publicly available information. Readers are always recommended to perform their own independent research to understand the finer details.