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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. InfluxDB vs. SQLite

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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 ScioreDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.83
Rank#53  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score2.56
Rank#108  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score126.82
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAerospikeAmazonDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2012200720132000
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20201.8.0, April 20203.32.2 (June 4, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCGoC
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoNumeric data and Stringsyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
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
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanonono
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonono
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 integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
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)simple rights management via user accountsno
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAmazon SimpleDBInfluxDBSQLite
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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