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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Drizzle vs. Ehcache vs. IBM Cloudant

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.10
Rank#70  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score12.46
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score6.47
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score3.47
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.ehcache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.ehcache.org/­documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release20122015200820092010
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20227.2.4, September 20123.9.6, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++JavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBCJCacheRESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PHP
JavaC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuayesnonoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPnoAccess rights for users can be defined per database
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAmazon AuroraDrizzleEhcacheIBM Cloudant
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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