RDBMS-like data safety with multi-shard ACID transactions at any scale.
Flexible document-based storage engine backed by strongly consistent replication.
Multiple read consistency levels for latency-sensitive distributed OLTP and fast data apps.
Written ground-up in C++ for ingesting and serving ever-growing datasets.
Elastic scaling and multi-cloud portability, including Kubernetes-driven orchestration.
Self-healing infrastructure with no single point of failure and no external dependencies.
|Traditional SQL||Traditional NoSQL||YugaByte DB|
|Consistency||Strong||Eventual||Consistent & Partition-tolerant|
(for Strong Reads)
|Secondary Indexes||Consistent||High Latency||Consistent & Low Latency|
|Global Distribution||Multi-Master with Conflicts||Lost Writes and Dirty Reads||Region-Aware Data Placement|
|JSON Documents||Limited||Flexible||Flexible Data Modeling Made Easy|
|Write Scalability||Vertical||Horizontal||Elastic Scale-out/Scale-in|
|Availability||Failover||High||Resilient & Self-Healing|
|Sharding||Manual||Automatic||Purpose-built for Large Datasets|
|Rebalancing||Manual||Automatic||Uniform Query & Data Distribution|
|Data Models||Relational||Non-Relational||Flexible Schema, Key Value, Relational (BETA)|
|API||SQL||No Standard API||Apache Cassandra, Redis, PostgreSQL (BETA)|
Distributed under Apache 2.0 open source license.
Designed for startups that need to build scalable apps on the best transactional cloud database available.