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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Memcached

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.10
Rank#70  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score24.95
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeAlibabaDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201220162003
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20221.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
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 configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsAtomic single-row operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAlibaba Cloud Table StoreMemcached
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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16 March 2022

Aerospike Records Best Year in Company History
8 February 2022

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