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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. ArangoDB vs. Realm

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  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.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.81
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score5.21
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score8.23
Rank#46  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.arangodb.comrealm.io
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablerealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAerospikeArangoDB Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201220122014
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20203.6, January 2020
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
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyes
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
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
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
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaJavaScriptno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnonoyes infoChange Listeners
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 factorMaster-slave 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)
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 datayesyes
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.yesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyyesyes
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafArangoDBRealm
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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One Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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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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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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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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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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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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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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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 9000 stargazers on...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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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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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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