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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Drizzle vs. EXASOL vs. InfluxDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score6.70
Rank#57  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAerospikeDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerExasol
Initial release2012200820002013
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20207.2.4, September 20121.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++Go
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data and Strings
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanouser defined functionsno
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyes infoHadoop integrationno
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 integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDno
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.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafDrizzleEXASOLInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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