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DBMS > Aerospike vs. ArangoDB vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. ArangoDB vs. RDF4J

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
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
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.16
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
#2  Vector DBMS
Score3.42
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score0.65
Rank#228  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websiteaerospike.comarangodb.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.arangodb.comrdf4j.org/­documentation
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeFacebookLinkedInTwitterYouTubeFacebookInstagram
DeveloperAerospikeArangoDB Inc.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201220122004
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 infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyes infoRDF Schemas
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.no
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
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
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
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaJavaScriptyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infosince version 2.0none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication with configurable replication factornone
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)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
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
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafArangoDBRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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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