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DBMS > Aerospike vs. AllegroGraph vs. Firebase Realtime Database

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. AllegroGraph vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Document store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.85
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Document stores
#9  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#174  Overall
#30  Document stores
#15  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score18.80
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Websiteaerospike.comallegrograph.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
Social network pagesTwitterLinkedInFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeFranz Inc.Google infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201220042012
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20227.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infobulk load of XML files possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSPARQL is used as query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayes infoJavaScript or Common Lisplimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingwith Federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 onlyUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyes, based on authentication and database rules
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAllegroGraphFirebase Realtime Database
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Knowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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AllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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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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News

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15 June 2022

Aerospike Unveils Database 6
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Semantics for Data Lakehouses
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20 May 2022

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19 May 2022

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