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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. CouchDB vs. Ehcache vs. Microsoft Access

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.A widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score6.32
Rank#60  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score17.25
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score7.61
Rank#52  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score117.23
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comcouchdb.apache.orgwww.ehcache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablewww.ehcache.org/­documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperAerospikeApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGMicrosoft
Initial release2012200520091992
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20203.0, February 20203.8.1, September 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCErlangJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJCacheADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
JavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaView functions in JavaScriptnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyesyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoby using Terracotta Servernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoby using Terracotta Servernone
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 configurationEventual ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes infobut no files for transaction logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"EhcacheMicrosoft Access
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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