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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. HEAVY.AI vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. HEAVY.AI vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.95
Rank#63  Overall
#12  Document stores
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#292  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score2.10
Rank#135  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#298  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.heavy.aiwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeAlibabaHEAVY.AI, Inc.IBM
Initial release2012201620162017
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20225.10, January 20222.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial infofree developer edition 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 CUDAC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinuxLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanonoyes
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationActive-active shard 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 configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsAtomic single-row operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesNo - written data is immutable
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storage
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAlibaba Cloud Table StoreHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022IBM Db2 Event Store
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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