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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. Solr

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. Solr

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS infoleveraging Apache Tinkerpop
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Search engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.10
Rank#59  Overall
#11  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score1.87
Rank#140  Overall
#12  Search engines
Score44.28
Rank#24  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websiteaerospike.comaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchsolr.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchsolr.apache.org/­resources.html
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTube
DeveloperAerospikeAmazonApache Software Foundation
Initial release201220122006
Current release7.0, November 20239.5.0, February 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
TinkerPop Gremlin
HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuanoJava plugins
Triggersnonoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infomanaged transparently by AWSyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnooptimistic locking
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyauthentication via encrypted signaturesyes
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAmazon CloudSearchSolr
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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News

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4 April 2024

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30 November 2023

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28 November 2023

Aerospike Database 7 Delivers Enterprise Resiliency, Scale, and Speed to In-memory Database Workloads
15 November 2023

Aerospike Listed as Sample Vendor in Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Data Management, 2023
24 October 2023

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