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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. BigObject vs. Greenplum vs. Infobright vs. TimesTen

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score7.19
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#320  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score12.00
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.98
Rank#151  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score2.16
Rank#109  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.bigobject.iopivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.bigobject.iogpdb.docs.pivotal.iodocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAerospikeBigObject, Inc.Pivotal Software Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20122015200520051998
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20205.10.0, July 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 infosince Version 4.2nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaLuayesnoPL/SQL
Triggersnonoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafBigObjectGreenplumInfobrightTimesTen
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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