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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.69
Rank#66  Overall
#12  Document stores
#8  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score88.35
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score138.17
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeAmazonMicrosoft
Initial release201220121992
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20221902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
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 infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
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
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesnone
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)no
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 integritynonoyes
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 regionACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
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)no infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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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

Aerospike Appoints Martin James to Lead EMEA
14 September 2022

Aerospike Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-growing Companies in America
17 August 2022

Aerospike Announces Record 2022 First Half
27 July 2022

Hoonartek and Aerospike Announce DigiTwin
5 July 2022

Aerospike Announces Aerospike SQL Powered by Starburst
15 June 2022

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Recent citations in the news

Aerospike Database 6.1 Release Introduces Additional Secondary Index Features and Support for Complex Queries
6 September 2022, Database Trends and Applications

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