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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Druid vs. MemSQL

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.83
Rank#53  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score2.17
Rank#118  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score5.50
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comdruid.apache.orgwww.memsql.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.memsql.com
DeveloperAerospikeMetamarkets Group and contributorsMemSQL Inc.
Initial release201220122013
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20207.1.4, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JSON over HTTPJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanoyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyno infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafDruidMemSQL
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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