Cassandra vs Scylla: What are the differences?
Cassandra: A partitioned row store. Rows are organized into tables with a required primary key. Partitioning means that Cassandra can distribute your data across multiple machines in an application-transparent matter. Cassandra will automatically repartition as machines are added and removed from the cluster. Row store means that like relational databases, Cassandra organizes data by rows and columns. The Cassandra Query Language (CQL) is a close relative of SQL; Scylla: Next Generation Cassandra. Real-time big data database, with scale-up performance of 1,000,000 IOPS per node, scale-out to 100s of nodes and 99 latency of less than 1 msec.
Cassandra and Scylla can be categorized as "Databases" tools.
Cassandra and Scylla are both open source tools. Cassandra with 5.27K GitHub stars and 2.35K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Scylla with 5.18K GitHub stars and 615 GitHub forks.
Uber Technologies, Facebook, and Spotify are some of the popular companies that use Cassandra, whereas Scylla is used by Investing.com, Dstillery, and Yieldbot. Cassandra has a broader approval, being mentioned in 342 company stacks & 240 developers stacks; compared to Scylla, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.
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