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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Faircom DB vs. Vertica

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Columnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.00
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score69.12
Rank#17  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.53
Rank#228  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score22.21
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodblearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperAerospikeAmazonFairCom CorporationVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2012201219792005
Current release4.8.0.3, January 2020V12, November 2020Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
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 operationscommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Multi-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
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)noyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
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
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regiontunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes
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 onlyAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAmazon DynamoDBFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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