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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Axibase vs. FoundationDB vs. jBASE

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Axibase vs. FoundationDB vs. jBASE

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Multivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.10
Rank#70  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score1.44
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#133  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financewww.foundationdb.orgwww.jbase.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.zumasys.com/­jbase
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeAxibase CorporationFoundationDBZumasys
Initial release2012201320131991
Current release6.0.0.0, April 2022155856.2.28, November 20205.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringno infosome layers support typingoptional
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagesupported in specific SQL layer onlyEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesin SQL-layer onlyyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafAxibaseFoundationDBjBASE
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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News

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6 April 2022

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29 March 2022

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16 March 2022

Aerospike Records Best Year in Company History
8 February 2022

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