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DBMS > Aerospike vs. AlaSQL vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Fauna

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. AlaSQL vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Fauna

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseJavaScript DBMS libraryFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.94
Rank#67  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comalasql.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasefauna.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqllearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.fauna.com
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFairCom CorporationFauna, Inc.
Initial release2012201419792014
Current release5.7.0.9, December 2021V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaScriptANSI C, C++Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infoANSI SQL queriesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JavaScript APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functions
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Identity management, authentication, and access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAlaSQLFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB
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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