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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Fauna vs. PouchDB vs. ScyllaDB

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Fauna vs. PouchDB vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Fauna 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.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
Wide column 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
Score0.64
Rank#215  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.40
Rank#145  Overall
#24  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score3.93
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbfauna.compouchdb.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.fauna.compouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.scylladb.com
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DeveloperAerospikeAlibabaFauna, Inc.Apache Software FoundationScyllaDB
Initial release2012201420122015
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20217.1.1, June 2019Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
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Implementation languageCScalaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedhostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonoyes
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.noyesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infovia viewsyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
JavaScriptFor CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesuser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptyes, Lua
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDnono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBPouchDBScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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ApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Creating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Specification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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