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YugaByte DB is the open source, high-performance, distributed SQL database for building global, internet-scale apps.


Why YugaByte DB?

Get low latency reads, ACID transactions and globally consistent secondary indexes without giving up SQL. Develop both scale-out RDBMS and internet-scale OLTP apps with ease.

DBAs & Operations

Simplify operations with a single database that delivers linear scalability, automatic global data distribution, multi-TB density per node and rebalancing without performance bottlenecks or down time.

CEOs & Line of Business Owners

Reign in database sprawl and benefit from reduced infrastructure and software licensing costs. Deliver new features and enter new markets with more speed and agility.

Core Features
Distributed SQL
  • Global data distribution
  • Extreme fault tolerance
  • PostgreSQL compatible
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
  • 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
  • Apache Spark
How does YugaByte DB compare?
vs PostgreSQL
  • Linear write scalability
  • Self-healing fault tolerance
  • Single-digit millisecond latency
  • Better fit for internet-scale OLTP
  • Multi-TB data density
vs Google Spanner
  • PostgreSQL compatibility
  • No cloud lock-in
  • 10x more cost effective
  • Better fit for internet-scale OLTP
  • Multi-TB data density
vs CockroachDB
  • Higher throughput & lower latency
  • Tunable read latency
  • Read replicas for remote regions
  • Better fit for internet-scale OLTP
  • Multi-TB data density
YugaByte DB Editions
FeatureBenefitCommunity EditionEnterprise Edition
Core YugaByte Database
Distributed Document StoreLinear scaling of reads and writes across multiple regions. High availability under any failure. Built on a durable LSM storage engine with Raft distributed consensus-based strongly consistent replication with inspiration from Google Spanner. Written ground-up in C++ for high performance.YESYES
ACID TransactionsBlazing fast single-key and single-shard ACID for majority workloads. Fully distributed ACID whenever needed for high data integrity.YESYES
Multi-ModelUnparalleled data modeling freedom with fully relational and flexible schema APIs. PostgreSQL compatible for easy adoption.YESYES
Basic SecurityIncludes internal authentication and authorization. Ready for storing sensitive, mission-critical data without fear of compromise.YESYES
Bring-Your-Own AdministrationPlug into your existing DevOps toolchain. E.g. orchestrate clusters with Kubernetes/Chef, monitor/alert via Prometheus.YESYES
Data Migration Tools Migrate out of legacy databases easily.YESYES
Cloud Native Operational Experience
Multi-Cloud Cluster OrchestrationOne-click create/expand/shrink of clusters across multiple regions on any cloud.YES
No Cloud Lock-inNatively integrated with public cloud platforms to automate deployments. Seamless portability across clouds avoids lock-in. YES
Monitoring & AlertingComplete performance and availability monitoring solution.YES
Highly Reliable Admin ConsoleAlways available to monitor and manage your clusters.YES
Enterprise-Grade Features
Read ReplicasLow-latency, timeline-consistent reads in remote regions by reading from local read replicas. Write latencies remain low. Powered by asynchronous replication.YES
Preferred Region Placement & Continuous BalancingLow-latency, strongly consistent reads optimized for well-known primary regions.YES
Security & ComplianceEncryption in-flight and at rest. Integration with key management systems.YES
Distributed Backups & RestoreYour mission-critical data protected against unforeseen disasters with extreme ease.YES
Tiered StorageControl spiraling storage costs especially for ever-growing data workloads such as IoT and Time Series data.YES
Emergency PatchesGet emergency patches not yet released in open source.YES
Coverage & ChannelsYour apps do not have downtime, neither does our support. GitHub & Community Forum24/7/365 Web & Phone
LicenseApache 2.0Commercial
PricingFreeBased on the number of nodes (physical or virtual) in your environment.