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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Drizzle vs. eXtremeDB vs. Interbase vs. MySQL

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  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.Natively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.10
Rank#70  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.68
Rank#209  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score6.74
Rank#62  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score1202.10
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.mcobject.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedev.mysql.com/­doc
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMcObjectEmbarcaderoOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release20122008200119841995
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20227.2.4, September 20128.2, 2021InterBase 2020, December 20198.0.29, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC++C and C++CC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 infosupport of XML interfaces availableno infoexport as XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
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 Luanoyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoby defining eventsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning / shardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Active Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Interbase Change ViewsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafDrizzleeXtremeDBInterbaseMySQL
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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eXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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eXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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IoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Schneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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With hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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For server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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