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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Amazon DynamoDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloud
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.21
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score54.30
Rank#21  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comaws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
DeveloperAerospikeAmazon
Initial release20122012
Current release4.2.0.4, June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operations
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luano
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambda
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the application
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAmazon DynamoDB
Specific characteristicsAmazon DynamoDB is a nonrelational database that delivers reliable performance at...
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Competitive advantagesPERFORMANCE AT SCALE DynamoDB delivers consistent, single-digit millisecond responsiveness...
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Typical application scenariosAd Tech Amazon DynamoDB is a NoSQL database service that delivers consistent, single-digit...
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Key customersSamsung uses DynamoDB for their petabyte size mobile app backups, resulting in consistent...
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Market metricsAccording to DB-Engines' ranking , Amazon DynamoDB is the most popular fully managed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsWith Amazon DynamoDB, you only pay for the throughput and storage you need. The AWS...
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