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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. AlaSQL vs. EventStoreDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseJavaScript DBMS libraryIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Event Store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.55
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#173  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comalasql.orgwww.eventstore.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldevelopers.eventstore.com
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffEvent Store Limited
Initial release201220142012
Current release5.6.0.3, May 202121.2, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luano
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storage
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorage
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyno
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAlaSQLEventStoreDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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News

Get the Aerospike Experience at AWS re:Invent 2021
23 November 2021

Aerospike and AWS Team Up on Ad Tech
10 November 2021

Aerospike and AWS Deliver Real-Time Cloud Data Solution for Ad Tech
10 November 2021

The Aerospike Standup Vol. 41
10 November 2021

New Aerospike Benchmark Demonstrates Real-time Performance at Petabyte Scale on Just 20 AWS Nodes with Intel Processors
9 November 2021

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Recent citations in the news

How Aerospike Built A Business To Serve The Data-Obsessed Ad Tech Category
30 November 2021, AdExchanger

Aerospike and AWS Deliver Real-Time Cloud Data Solution for Ad Tech
10 November 2021, Business Wire

Aerospike 5.7 Strengthens the Real-Time Data Platform
15 September 2021, Database Trends and Applications

New Aerospike Petabyte Scale Benchmark Runs Real-Time Operational Workloads on Just 20 AWS Nodes with Intel Processors
19 August 2021, Business Wire

Aerospike Announces Strategy Giving Enterprises Instant Access to Any Data at Petabyte Scale
5 May 2021, Business Wire

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Meet AlaSQL, a speedy SQL database for JavaScript
15 January 2019, JAXenter

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EventStoreDB 20.10 Released with Support for gRPC and Improved Security
7 January 2021, InfoQ.com

AxonDB, a New Implementation of an Event Store
27 February 2018, InfoQ.com

Eventuate Platform Adds Support for Micronaut, Enhanced Developer Tooling and Improved Performance
5 August 2020, InfoQ.com

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