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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Amazon Aurora vs. EXASOL vs. Hazelcast

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A widely adopted in-memory data grid
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.82
Rank#52  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score8.64
Rank#45  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#92  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score8.45
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comaws.amazon.com/­rds/­aurorawww.exasol.com/­en/­productshazelcast.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperAerospikeAmazonExasolHazelcast
Initial release2012201520002008
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20204.0, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
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.noyesnoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP 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
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Services
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoEvents
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationyes infoReplicated Map
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyes infoHadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAmazon AuroraEXASOLHazelcast
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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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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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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