DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Aerospike vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. EJDB vs. Fauna vs. ScyllaDB

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. EJDB vs. Fauna vs. ScyllaDB

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Fauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.33
Rank#70  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score2.20
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.29
Rank#271  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score1.73
Rank#131  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchejdb.orgfauna.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.fauna.comdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAerospikeAmazonSoftmotionsFauna, Inc.ScyllaDB
Initial release20122012201220142015
Current release5.6.0.3, May 2021Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Scylla Cloud: Create real-time applications that run at global scale with Scylla Cloud, the industry’s most powerful NoSQL DBaaS
Implementation languageCCScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedserver-lesshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexednoyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP APIin-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanonouser defined functionsyes, Lua
Triggersnonononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infomanaged transparently by AWSnoneMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnonoACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyauthentication via encrypted signaturesnoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAmazon CloudSearchEJDBFaunaScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
» more
Serverless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
» more
Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
» more
Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
» more
100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
» more
Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
» more
Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
» more
Javascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
» more
AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
» more
Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
» more
ShiftX
» more
Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
» more
Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
» more
Usage-based pricing including a free tier
» more
Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAmazon CloudSearchEJDBFaunaScyllaDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Evaluating Hbase and Aerospike Solutions for Real-time System of Record
17 March 2020,  Srini Srinivasan, Aerospike (sponsor) 

show all

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Conferences and events

Comparing Apache Cassandra 4.0, 3.0 and ScyllaDB
Webinar, 10am PDT / 1pm EDT / 7pm CEST, 23 September 2021

Scylla Virtual Workshop
10am ET | 2pm GMT, 30 September 2021

P99 CONF - Cross-Industry Event on All Things P99
Virtual Conference, 6-7 October 2021

Recent citations in the news

Aerospike Q2 2021 Is Best Quarter in Company's History
26 August 2021, Business Wire

Aerospike Connect improves integration with NoSQL databases
26 August 2021, Illinoisnewstoday.com

Aerospike 5.7 Strengthens the Real-Time Data Platform
15 September 2021, Database Trends and Applications

Aerospike Cloud Managed Service Helps Dream11 Scale to Serve Millions of Concurrent Online Users
16 September 2021, Business Wire

NoSQL Database Market Next Big Thing | Major Giants- Aerospike, Neo Technology, MySQL
14 September 2021, openPR

provided by Google News

Is Amazon CloudSearch superior to do-it-yourself search tools?
24 January 2014, TechTarget

AWS, Microsoft and Google should retire these cloud services
2 June 2020, TechTarget

How to get Google search capabilities for your corporate data with Google Cloud Search
22 February 2017, TechRepublic

How To Buy Amazon Shares UK - Buy Shares In Amazon 2021
26 July 2021, EconomyWatch.com

Cloud simplifies services delivery for human trafficking victims
9 February 2021, GCN.com

provided by Google News

Fauna Introduces Fauna Labs to Help Developers Adopt Database Service
3 July 2021, InfoQ.com

Rare rhino horns go up in flames in India anti-poaching campaign
22 September 2021, FRANCE 24

Fauna CEO says cloud APIs help developers build apps without a database
9 May 2021, VentureBeat

Fauna adds geo-isolation to globally distributed database cloud
7 July 2021, ZDNet

PlanetScale review: Horizontally scalable MySQL in the cloud
1 September 2021, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

euNetworks launches Scylla subsea cable system
9 September 2021, Capacity Media

ScyllaDB Announces Scylla Enterprise 2021 NoSQL Database
20 May 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Announces NoSQL Database as a Service Now Available on Google Cloud
4 August 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Unveils 'Monstrous' New Capabilities for Its NoSQL
12 January 2021, GlobeNewswire

Caught Between Scylla And Charybdis — Transnational Considerations For Jurisdictional Discovery Against Chinese Defendants - Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration - China
10 September 2021, Mondaq News Alerts

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Database Administrator
Fidelity Investments, Westlake, TX

Database Engineer
PayPal, Scottsdale, AZ

Database Reliability Engineer
PayPal, Scottsdale, AZ

Database Reliability Engineer 3 (Oracle)
PayPal, Austin, TX

Lead Software Engineer, Open VisaNet
Visa, Highlands Ranch, CO

IT Architect 3
iknowvate technologies, Plymouth Meeting, PA

Cloud Support Engineer I - Analytics
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Herndon, VA

Sr TPM, OpenSearch
Amazon Web Services, Inc., East Palo Alto, CA

Software Development Engineer
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

Senior Content Strategist - OpenSearch
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Seattle, WA

PARK RANGER 1** - 09152021-22105
State of Tennessee, Millington, TN

Communications Specialist
Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center, Colorado Springs, CO

Natural Resource Technician
Mojave Desert Land Trust, Joshua Tree, CA

Temporary Bilingual Education and Outreach Coordinator
City of Boulder, CO, Boulder, CO

Fish Biologist
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, AK

Software Engineer - Storage Infrastructure
Discord, San Francisco, CA

Senior Software Engineer - Storage Infrastructure
Discord, California

Senior Software Engineer - Storage Infrastructure
Discord, San Francisco, CA

Senior Software Engineer - Backend
Restream, Remote

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
OneSignal, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here