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DBMS > Aerospike vs. AlaSQL vs. Fauna vs. TDengine

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. AlaSQL vs. Fauna vs. TDengine

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseJavaScript DBMS libraryFauna 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.Time Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.94
Rank#67  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#205  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comalasql.orgfauna.comgithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
www.taosdata.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.fauna.comwww.taosdata.com/­en/­documentation
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFauna, Inc.Taos Data
Initial release2012201420142019
Current release5.7.0.9, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaScriptScalaC
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JavaScript APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesnoyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyes
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAlaSQLFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBTDengine
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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One of the modules of TDengine is the time-series database. However, in addition...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Performance improvement over 10 times: An innovative data storage structure is defined,...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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IT Infrastructure, Servers and Applications Monitoring Internet of Cars, Trucks,...
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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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Fastest growing database With more than 15,500 stars on GitHub
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Open Source (AGPL v3) Enterprise / Cloud (https://www.taosdata.com/en/support/)
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