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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. EXASOL vs. InfluxDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.82
Rank#52  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score3.09
Rank#92  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAerospikeExasol
Initial release201220002013
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20201.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCGo
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyes infoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafEXASOLInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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