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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Apache IoTDB vs. Weaviate

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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 FlinkA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSSearch engine
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
Score0.13
Rank#306  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websiteaerospike.comiotdb.apache.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeApache Software FoundationSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201220182017
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20221.0.3, January 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 infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
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)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Native API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes
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
Eventual Consistency
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyyesOpenID Connect Discovery
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafApache IoTDBWeaviate
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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As a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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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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A ll companies that have data. ​
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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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Weaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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