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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Apache IoTDB vs. Lovefield

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  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 FlinkEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score6.41
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.36
Rank#264  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#290  Overall
#136  Relational DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comiotdb.apache.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeApache Software FoundationGoogle
Initial release201220182014
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20222.1.12, February 2017
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 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesno
TriggersnoyesUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
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 integritynonoyes
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, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyyesno
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafApache IoTDBLovefield
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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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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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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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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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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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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