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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Apache IoTDB vs. etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Apache IoTDB vs. etcd vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Kinetica

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA lightweight IoT native database management system deployable on the device and syncing the collected data with the cloud and integrated with Hadoop and SparkA distributed reliable key-value storeCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.44
Rank#71  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.29
Rank#271  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score10.81
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score9.56
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comiotdb.apache.orgetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
firebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
firebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.kinetica.com/­docs
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeApache Software FoundationGoogleKinetica
Initial release2012201820172012
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20213.4, August 20197.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaGoC, C++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)FreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenonoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBCgRPC
JSON over HTTP
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanonoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes, watching key changesyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/ReduceIntegration with Hadoop and SparknoUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnonoyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynonoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Access rights for users and roles on table level
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafApache IoTDBetcdGoogle Cloud FirestoreKinetica
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Native and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Best in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Any application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Citibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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The largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Always Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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