Globally Distributed Applications

YugabyteDB is the open source, high-performance, distributed SQL database for building global, internet-scale apps.
Examples of Globally Distributed Applications

Run SaaS applications in any cloud across multiple geographic regions with extreme ease. Go global when you want, not when your data infrastructure is ready.

Identity Management

Build reliable identity services at global scale without manually integrating multiple databases. Power critical APIs such as login and update password without any complex app logic.

Retail & E-Commerce

Delight customers with consistent product catalogs. Increase sales with real-time user personalization. Keep infrastructure costs low through dynamic scaling.

Why YugabyteDB for Globally Distributed Applications?
High Performance
  • Single-digit millisecond latency
  • High throughput
  • Written in C/C++
Internet Scale
  • Massive write scalability
  • App agility with flexible schemas
  • Multi-TB data density per node
Distributed SQL
  • Global data distribution
  • Extreme fault tolerance
  • PostgreSQL compatible
  • AWS, GCP, Azure, Pivotal
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Private data centers
Open Source
  • Apache 2.0 license
  • No database vendor lock-in
  • 1-click upgrade to Enterprise
  • Spring microservices
  • Apache Kafka & KSQL streaming
  • Apache Spark analytics
How does YugabyteDB compare?
vs MongoDB
  • Auto sharding & rebalancing
  • Distributed ACID transactions
  • Sub-millisecond read latency
  • Multi-TB data density
  • Multi-model app development
vs Amazon DynamoDB
  • 10x more cost effective
  • 3x more app dev agility
  • Sub-millisecond latency
  • Multi-region ACID transactions
  • No partition size limit
vs Apache Cassandra
  • 3x faster consistent reads
  • 6x data density per node
  • Native JSON documents
  • Distributed ACID transactions
  • Reliable and fast scaling