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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. BigchainDB vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score7.00
Rank#56  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.84
Rank#183  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.59
Rank#218  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.bigchaindb.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperAerospike
Initial release201220162014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release4.8.0.3, January 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCPythonC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafBigchainDBPostgres-XL
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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