DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Aerospike vs. Blazegraph vs. Cloudant vs. MariaDB

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Blazegraph vs. Cloudant vs. MariaDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.77
Rank#53  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.58
Rank#189  Overall
#14  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score3.70
Rank#74  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score86.77
Rank#13  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.blazegraph.comcloudant.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswiki.blazegraph.comdocs.cloudant.commariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperAerospikeBlazegraphIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release2012200620102009
Current release4.2.0.4, June 20182.1.4, August 201610.4.8, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • Azure Database for MariaDB: A fully managed, scalable MariaDB relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
  • MariaDB Managed Service: A customized MariaDB deployment fully managed by the experts at MariaDB in the cloud of your choice. Keeps you up to date with features, upgrades, hotfixes and security patches.
Implementation languageCJavaErlangC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supported
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoRDF literal typesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
JDBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuayesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, key
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in Graphsnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlySecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafBlazegraphCloudantMariaDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
» more
Open source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
» more
Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
» more
High availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
» more
Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
» more
Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
» more
Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
» more
Booking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
» more
Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
» more
MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
» more
News

Blazegraph 2.1.4 Release
29 August 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.2 Release
18 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.1 Release!
9 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.0 Release!
8 April 2016

Blazegraph 2.0.0 Release!
22 December 2015

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesAzure Database for MariaDB: Easily deploy applications to the cloud.
» more

Navicat for MariaDB provides a native environment for MariaDB database management and development.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafBlazegraphCloudantMariaDB
DB-Engines blog posts

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
5 April 2018, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
2 February 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Conferences and events

MariaDB OpenWorks 2020
New York City, USA, 4-6 May 2020

Recent citations in the news

Aerospike Becomes First Commercial Database to Support Intel® Ethernet 800 Series with Application Device Queues (ADQ) Technology
24 September 2019, Business Wire

Strata Data 2019: Vendors focus on implementation success
29 September 2019, ZDNet

Aerospike database garners Spark, Kafka connectors
12 March 2019, TechTarget

Aerospike Runs Hybrid Flash/DRAM Database on Intel Optane
13 December 2018, eWeek

Intel Ethernet 800 Series To Support NVMe over TCP, PCIe 4.0
24 September 2019, AnandTech

provided by Google News

GPU Database Market 2019 Precise Outlook – Anaconda, NVIDIA, Brytlyt, Neo4j, Blazegraph, Kinetica, Fuzzy Logix
17 October 2019, marketresearchjournals

Graphics Processing Unit Database Market Expectation Surges with Rising Demand and Changing Trends by Industry Analysis | Forecast (2019-2028)
22 October 2019, 5Gigs News

Graph Database Market expected to reach USD 2.9 billion by 2024, with a remarkable CAGR of 22.2%
22 October 2019, MENAFN.COM

Huge Demands for New Opportunities on Graphics Processing Unit Database Market 2028 Forecasts and Analysis with Top Key Players like – Zilliz, Brytlyt, Jedox AG, OmniSci
7 October 2019, Sound On Sound Fest

Emerging Growth on GPU Database Market 2019-2026: Leading Companies like Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream, Neo4j, Nvidia, Brytlyt, Jedox, Blazegraph, Blazingdb, Zilliz, Heterodb, H2o.Ai
26 September 2019, Market Research Scoop

provided by Google News

IBM Adds Kubernetes Operator for CouchDB
26 September 2019, Datanami

Why Startup Prometeo Won $200K Global Prize from IBM
18 October 2019, eWeek

Firefighter Protection System Wins 2019 IBM Call for Code Challenge
12 October 2019, Robotics Business Review

A Nurse, a Firefighter, and Developers Take Top Award with Health Solution for First Responders: IBM and David Clark Cause Announce Call for Code 2019 Global Prize Winner
12 October 2019, Yahoo Finance

How to Trigger OpenWhisk Actions on Cloudant Databases Changes
27 July 2016, DZone News

provided by Google News

MariaDB Deepens Leadership Bench to Accelerate Cloud-Centric Innovation
21 October 2019, Half Moon Bay Review

DBmaestro Brings Database Release Automation to MySQL, MariaDB and RDS
15 October 2019, PRNewswire

SmartStyle Turns to Percona Support to Provide Enhanced Customer Service
24 September 2019, GlobeNewswire

Percona Open Source Software Database Survey Reveals Shift Toward Diversity
15 October 2019, Yahoo Finance

7 MySQL and MariaDB features you don't want to miss
26 June 2019, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

TD Infrastructure Architect - Database Platforms
Charles Schwab, Westlake, TX

Data Engineer
Microsoft, New York, NY

Software Engineer
Microsoft, New York, NY

Staff Software Engineer, Performance Engineering, Open VisaNet
Visa, Foster City, CA

Performance Architect, Performance Engineering
Wayfair, Boston, MA

Semantic Java Developer - Scientific Computing
Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Database Architect
Wikimedia Foundation, San Francisco, CA

CentOS Support Engineer
Perforce Software, Minneapolis, MN

Security Support Analyst
OneSpan, Chicago, IL

CentOS Support Engineer
Perforce Software, Mason, OH

Software Developer
Unify Solutions, Catonsville, MD

MySQL Consultant
Percona, Remote

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Present your product here