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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Dgraph vs. Heroic vs. TiDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score6.70
Rank#57  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score1.61
Rank#134  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#226  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comdgraph.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexpingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.dgraph.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAerospikeDgraph Labs, Inc.SpotifyPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2012201620142016
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20204.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCGoJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanonono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSynchronous replication via RaftyesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDnoACID
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyno infoPlanned for future releasesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafDgraphHeroicTiDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Horizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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