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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. EJDB vs. RRDtool

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Industry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.44
Rank#71  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.24
Rank#276  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score2.52
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comejdb.orgoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeSoftmotionsTobias Oetiker
Initial release201220121999
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20211.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCCC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-lessHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
in-process shared libraryin-process shared library
Pipes
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 infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenone
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 configurationnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynono
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafEJDBRRDtool
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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News

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10 November 2021

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10 November 2021

The Aerospike Standup Vol. 41
10 November 2021

New Aerospike Benchmark Demonstrates Real-time Performance at Petabyte Scale on Just 20 AWS Nodes with Intel Processors
9 November 2021

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