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DBMS > Aerospike vs. EJDB vs. Newts vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. EJDB vs. Newts vs. Realm

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Time Series DBMS based on CassandraA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.55
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#358  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score9.80
Rank#48  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comejdb.orgopennms.github.io/­newtsrealm.io
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikirealm.io/­docs
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeSoftmotionsOpenNMS GroupRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2012201220142014
Current release5.6.0.3, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
in-process shared libraryHTTP REST
Java API
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
Java.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanonono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnononoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
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.yesnoyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynonoyes
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafEJDBNewtsRealm
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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News

The Aerospike Standup Vol. 42
8 December 2021

Replicating Our Market-leading Use Cases in the Telecom Space
7 December 2021

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2 December 2021

The Five Keys to Transforming Data Architectures
2 December 2021

Get the Aerospike Experience at AWS re:Invent 2021
23 November 2021

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