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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Apache Druid vs. Quasardb

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.77
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score2.81
Rank#100  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#282  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comdruid.apache.orgquasardb.net
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperAerospikeApache Software Foundation and contributorsquasardb
Initial release201220122009
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20210.21.0, April 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binary
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 indexesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL for queryingSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafApache DruidQuasardb
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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