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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. EJDB vs. Fauna vs. ScyllaDB vs. Stardog

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Fauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score5.33
Rank#70  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.29
Rank#271  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score1.73
Rank#131  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score1.70
Rank#135  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comejdb.orgfauna.comwww.scylladb.comwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.fauna.comdocs.scylladb.comdocs.stardog.com
DeveloperAerospikeSoftmotionsFauna, Inc.ScyllaDBStardog-Union
Initial release20122012201420152010
Current release5.6.0.3, May 2021Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 20217.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageCCScalaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-lesshostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idnoyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)Yes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
in-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanouser defined functionsyes, Luauser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersnonononoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnoACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and roles
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafEJDBFaunaScyllaDBStardog
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Serverless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Javascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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ShiftX
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Usage-based pricing including a free tier
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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