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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Apache Druid vs. Quasardb vs. SiteWhere

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Apache Druid vs. Quasardb vs. SiteWhere

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  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 databaseM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.33
Rank#70  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score3.27
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#285  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#336  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comdruid.apache.orgquasardb.netsitewhere.io
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdoc.quasardb.netsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperAerospikeApache Software Foundation and contributorsquasardbSiteWhere
Initial release2012201220092010
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 licensesOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freepredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tagsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL for queryingSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP APIHTTP REST
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 hashingSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoTransient modeno
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 trailUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafApache DruidQuasardbSiteWhere
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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