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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. CrateDB vs. Oracle

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseDistributed Date Store based on LuceneWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.44
Rank#71  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.90
Rank#183  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score1272.73
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comcrate.iowww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docscrate.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeCrateOracle
Initial release201220131980
Current release5.6.0.3, May 202119c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
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
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functionsPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
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 infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafCrateDBOracle
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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CrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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CrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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CrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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CrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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The CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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CrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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10 November 2021

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9 November 2021

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