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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Apache IoTDB vs. NCache

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  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 FlinkOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS infoleveraging Apache Tinkerpop
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.51
Rank#59  Overall
#11  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#183  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score1.21
Rank#181  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Websiteaerospike.comiotdb.apache.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comiotdb.apache.org/­UserGuide/­Master/­QuickStart/­QuickStart.htmlwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTube
DeveloperAerospikeApache Software FoundationAlachisoft
Initial release201220182005
Current release7.0, November 20231.1.0, April 20235.3, September 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 infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counter
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 syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
TinkerPop Gremlin
JDBC
Native API
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyesyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by time range) + vertical partitioning (by deviceId)yes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication methods; using Raft/IoTConsensus algorithm to ensure strong/eventual data consistency among multiple replicasyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/ReduceIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkyes
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
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnooptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyyesAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafApache IoTDBNCache
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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