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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. ArangoDB vs. Dgraph

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Distributed and scalable native Graph DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS infoleveraging Apache Tinkerpop
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.51
Rank#60  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#6  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
#2  Vector DBMS
Score3.26
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score1.53
Rank#152  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comarangodb.comdgraph.io
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.arangodb.comdgraph.io/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeFacebookLinkedInTwitterYouTubeFacebookInstagram
DeveloperAerospikeArangoDB Inc.Dgraph Labs, Inc.
Initial release201220122016
Current release7.1, May 20243.11.5, November 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++Go
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
TinkerPop Gremlin
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaJavaScriptno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infosince version 2.0yes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorSynchronous replication via Raft
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyyesno infoPlanned for future releases
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafArangoDBDgraph
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Graph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Consolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Native multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Cisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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ArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Very permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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