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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Datomic

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durability
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.52
Rank#66  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score1.73
Rank#135  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comwww.datomic.com
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.datomic.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeCognitect
Initial release20122012
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20221.0.6362, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCJava, Clojure
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayes infoTransaction Functions
TriggersnoBy using transaction functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peers
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peers
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes inforecommended only for testing and development
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyno
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafDatomic
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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15 June 2022

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27 April 2022

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Aerospike Accelerates Real-time Data Management in the Cloud
29 March 2022

Aerospike’s Rapid Growth Lands Spot on Inc. Magazine’s List of the Pacific Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
16 March 2022

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