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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Apache IoTDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseAn IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and FlinkDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.69
Rank#66  Overall
#12  Document stores
#8  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#242  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score29.58
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comiotdb.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeApache Software Foundation
Initial release201220182013
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20222.4, August 2022
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 infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Native API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/ReduceIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyyessimple rights management via user accounts
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafApache IoTDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Apache IoTDB (Internet of Things Database) is a time series data management system...
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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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Low Cost and High Performance Tens of million points write throughput High compression...
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Time to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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IoT / IIoT End-Edge-Cloud Collaboration Real-Time and Historian Time Series Analytics
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Over 200 customers worldwide, including Bosch, Siemens, Komat'su, Alibaba, etc.
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InfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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185+ contributors and 10,000+ times monthly clones on GitHub Rank 7 by commits among...
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Fastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Open Source: Apache License v2.0 Pricing for commercial-/cloud-/edge-edition provided...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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