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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Amazon SimpleDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward Sciore
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.65
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Document stores
#9  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score2.36
Rank#120  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Websiteaerospike.comaws.amazon.com/­simpledb
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledb
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeAmazon
Initial release20122007
Current release6.0.0.0, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 infoAll columns are indexed automatically
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luano
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoSharding must be implemented in the application
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
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 SimpleDB
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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