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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Ignite

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  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.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.77
Rank#53  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score9.15
Rank#42  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score4.45
Rank#68  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseignite.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.datastax.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperAerospikeDataStaxApache Software Foundation
Initial release201220112015
Current release4.2.0.4, June 20186.7, December 2018Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
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#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnoyesyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationTunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights for users can be defined per objectSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafDatastax EnterpriseIgnite
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Supporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Applications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Capital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Among the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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