DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Aerospike vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Fauna vs. ScyllaDB

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Fauna vs. ScyllaDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Fauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.77
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score7.76
Rank#54  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.71
Rank#102  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisefauna.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.datastax.comdocs.fauna.comdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAerospikeDataStaxFauna, Inc.ScyllaDB
Initial release2012201120142015
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20216.8, April 2020Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license 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.
Scylla Cloud: Create real-time applications that run at global scale with Scylla Cloud, the industry’s most powerful NoSQL DBaaS
Implementation languageCJavaScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanouser defined functionsyes, Lua
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
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 configurationImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights for users can be defined per objectIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafDatastax EnterpriseFaunaScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
» more
DataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
» more
Serverless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
» more
Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
» more
Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
» more
Supporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
» more
100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
» more
Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
» more
Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
» more
Applications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
» more
Javascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
» more
AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
» more
Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
» more
Capital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
» more
ShiftX
» more
Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
» more
Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
» more
Among the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
» more
Annual subscription
» more
Usage-based pricing including a free tier
» more
Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
» more

Related products and services

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

More resources
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafDatastax EnterpriseFaunaScyllaDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Evaluating Hbase and Aerospike Solutions for Real-time System of Record
17 March 2020,  Srini Srinivasan, Aerospike (sponsor) 

show all

Conferences and events

Scylla Virtual Workshop
Virtual Workshop, 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM BST, 25 June 2021

Scylla University LIVE (EMEA and APAC)
12PM-4PM GMT / 2PM-6PM CEST / 5:30PM-9:30PM IST, 28 July 2021

Scylla University LIVE (AMERICAS)
9AM-1PM PT / 12PM-4PM ET / 1PM-5PM BRT, 29 July 2021

Finished events

Building Event Streaming Architectures on Scylla and Kafka
Webinar, 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM GMT, 17 June 2021 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

NoSQL Database Market – Major Technology Giants in Buzz Again | MongoDB, MySQL, Aerospike – The Manomet Current
19 June 2021, The Manomet Current

Why did an American database provider expand its interest in Israeli tech?
12 June 2021, Geektime

Global Operational Database Management Systems (OPDBMS) Software Market To Reach A New Threshold of Growth By 2027 | Aerospike, Datastax, Redis Labs, Enterprise DB, SQLite, MariaDB – The Manomet Current
9 June 2021, The Manomet Current

Aerospike Adds Expressions to Next-Generation NoSQL Database 5
18 November 2020, Business Wire

In-Memory Database Market SWOT Analysis, Rising Trends, New Technologies with Top Players | Oracle Corporation, Aerospike Company, Pivotal Software, Inc., Datastax, etc – The ERX News
21 June 2021, The ERX News

provided by Google News

DataStax Shows Strong Momentum with New Customers, Partners and Products
26 May 2021, Business Wire

DataStax Sets up SG HQ
16 June 2021, CDOTrends

DBTA 100 2021: 14 Database Management Vendors We're Tracking
11 June 2021, Solutions Review

DataStax Collaborates With IBM to Help Enterprises Accelerate Modern, Multi-Cloud Data Applications
23 March 2021, Business Wire

DataStax Sets Up Singapore Headquarters To Support Growth In APAC
9 June 2021, Geek Culture

provided by Google News

Ten years of NewSQL: Back to the future of distributed relational databases
3 June 2021, S&P Global

How Fauna Delivers Data-as-Utility in a Serverless World | eWEEK
23 April 2021, eWeek

New UK database aims to speed up offshore wind site surveys
10 June 2021, Windpower Monthly

Fauna CEO says cloud APIs help developers build apps without a database
9 May 2021, VentureBeat

Edge computing startup Macrometa gets $20M Series A led by Pelion Venture Partners
15 June 2021, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

ScyllaDB Announces Comprehensive Support for Apache Kafka
20 June 2021, AiThority

ScyllaDB Announces Scylla Enterprise 2021 NoSQL Database
20 May 2021, Illinoisnewstoday.com

ScyllaDB Announces NoSQL SOC2 Certification
13 June 2021, Illinoisnewstoday.com

ScyllaDB Unveils 'Monstrous' New Capabilities for Its NoSQL
12 January 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Announces Scylla Enterprise 2020 NoSQL Database
19 August 2020, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Database Administrator
Fidelity Investments, Westlake, TX

SVP, Product Management
Tru Optik Data Corp, Stamford, CT

Performance Engineer
Aerospike, Mountain View, CA

App Support Lead
Barclays, Whippany, NJ

Cloud Operations Engineer
Aerospike, California

Federal Account Executive (Remote Virginia)
DataStax, Herndon, VA

Global Account Executive (Remote SoCal)
DataStax, Los Angeles, CA

Senior Database Administrator - Cassandra / DataStax
Uline, Pleasant Prairie, WI

Enterprise Success Lead (Remote California)
DataStax, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Strategic Account Executive (Remote Georgia)
DataStax, Atlanta, GA

Wildlife Biologist 1
State of West Virginia, West Virginia

Fish Biologist
US Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Vancouver, WA

Natural Resources Scientist
Geosyntec Consultants, Inc., Richmond, VA

Biological Field Technician
SWCA Environmental Consultants, San Diego, CA

Senior Environmental Specialist (Land Conservation and Management)
Alachua County, FL, Gainesville, FL

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
OneSignal, San Mateo, CA

Digital Solutions Senior Platform Engineer
NV Energy, Reno, NV

Principal Data Engineer, ElasticSearch - Secureworks - 100% US Remote
Secureworks, Austin, TX

Software Engineer - Data Platform
Canonical - Jobs, North Carolina

Software Engineer - Data Platform
Canonical, New York State

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

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.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here