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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Citus vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Citus vs. Sadas Engine

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.13
Rank#72  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score1.48
Rank#139  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.citusdata.comwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.citusdata.comwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release201220102006
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20218.1, December 20188.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnone
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesnoyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafCitusSadas Engine
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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