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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Datomic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. NSDb

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.13
Rank#72  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score24.27
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score1.82
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.datomic.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsnsdb.io
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.datomic.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsnsdb.io/­Architecture
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DeveloperAerospikeAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)CognitectMicrosoft
Initial release20122012201220162017
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20210.9.5951, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCCJava, ClojureC++Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCClojure
Java
C#
Java
PHP
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functions infoin Pythonyes infoTransaction FunctionsTransact SQLno
TriggersnonoBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesUsing Apache Lucene
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes inforecommended only for testing and development
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAmazon RedshiftDatomicMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseNSDb
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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