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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Firebird vs. GridDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big Data
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#11  Document stores
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#362  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score24.23
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score1.82
Rank#143  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.firebirdsql.orggriddb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.griddb.net
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeAlibabaFirebird FoundationToshiba Corporation
Initial release20122000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2013
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20224.0.2, August 20225.1, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestamp
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP RESTADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuanoPSQLno
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/ReducenonoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnoACIDACID at container level
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess managed on TSDB instance levelUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users can be defined per database
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAlibaba Cloud TSDBFirebirdGridDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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GitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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14 September 2022

Aerospike Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-growing Companies in America
17 August 2022

Aerospike Announces Record 2022 First Half
27 July 2022

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