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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. MySQL vs. SWC-DB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Widely used open source RDBMSA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.69
Rank#66  Overall
#12  Document stores
#8  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score0.32
Rank#289  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score5.44
Rank#79  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score1205.38
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#369  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteaerospike.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.mysql.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdev.mysql.com/­doc
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeAlibabaGoogleOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunAlex Kashirin
Initial release2012201519952020
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20228.0.30, July 20220.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.noyesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesnoyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDAtomic single-row operationsACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBGoogle Cloud BigtableMySQLSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
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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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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