DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Aerospike vs. Elasticsearch vs. Google Search Appliance vs. STSdb vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Elasticsearch vs. Google Search Appliance vs. STSdb vs. Titan

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineSearch engineKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.88
Rank#51  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score152.16
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.09
Rank#286  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0titan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlsupport.google.com/­gsagithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperAerospikeElasticGoogleSTS Soft SCAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20122010200220112012
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20207.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud: Try out the official hosted Elasticsearch and Kibana offering available on AWS and GCP that's powered by the creators of Elasticsearch.
Implementation languageCJavaC#Java
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMWindowsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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 indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
.NET Client APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesnoyes
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesMaster-slave replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/ReduceES-Hadoop Connectornonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesMemcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyUser authentication via various security protocolsnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafElasticsearchGoogle Search ApplianceSTSdbTitan
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
» more
Elasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
» more
Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
» more
Open source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
» more
Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
» more
Search, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
» more
Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
» more

» more
Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
» more
More than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
» more
The Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesDremio: Analyze your data with standard SQL and any BI tool. Accelerate your queries up to 1,000x.
» more

Elastic Cloud: Try the official hosted Elasticsearch.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafElasticsearchGoogle Search ApplianceSTSdbTitan
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Elasticsearch moved into the top 10 most popular database management systems
3 July 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Graph DBMS increased their popularity by 500% within the last 2 years
3 March 2015, Paul Andlinger

Graph DBMSs are gaining in popularity faster than any other database category
21 January 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

The Business Benefits of Choosing Aerospike Database
16 January 2020, Appinventiv

Aerospike Secures $32 Million Series D To Further Grow Its High-Scale NoSQL Database Platform
18 November 2019, Crunchbase News

NoSQL Market to Witness Robust Expansion throughout the Forecast by Top Companies – MongoDB, Cassandra, Couchbase, Neo4j, MarkLogic, Amazon Web Services, Basho Technologies, Aerospike
19 February 2020, Instant Tech News

Aerospike 4.8 advances database persistent memory support
11 December 2019, TechTarget

NoSQL Database Industry 2020 Market Analysis, Share, Size, Outlook, Growth and Supply 2025 Research Report
21 February 2020, Nyse Nasdaq Live

provided by Google News

Taming data transfer costs with Elasticsearch | Info
4 February 2020, The Guardian

Elastic Announces the General Availability of Elastic App Search on Elasticsearch Service
4 February 2020, Yahoo Finance

Elastic Stack 7.6.0 Released
11 February 2020, Yahoo Finance

Elastic launches Workplace Search
21 February 2020, IDM.net.au

App Search on Elasticsearch Service launches
6 February 2020, App Developer Magazine

provided by Google News

Cognitive Data Management Market Satisfactory Note, Eyeing Growth Trends Ahead | Wipro, Datum, Reltio, Talend, HPE, Oracle, Saksoft, Snaplogic
19 February 2020, News Parents

So Long Google Search Appliance
4 February 2016, Fortune

Google Search Appliance May Be Gone, But Category Lives On
27 May 2016, Fortune

What is a Google Search Appliance?
8 January 2014, TechRepublic

Elastic Is Looking a Lot Like Google 10 Years Ago
10 June 2019, Motley Fool

provided by Google News

Graph Database Market Future Forecast 2019-2025 – triAGENS GmbH(Arango DB), Neo4j, Inc, OrientDB Ltd, Cayley, Titan
22 February 2020, Nyse Nasdaq Live

Amazon and commercial open source in the cloud: It's complicated
18 February 2020, ZDNet

Graph Database Market 2020 Industry Future Opportunities by Industry Size, Top players Analysis, Share, Growth Factors and Forecast till 2025
21 February 2020, Nyse Nasdaq Live

Global Graph Database Market Key Players, Industry Overview, Supply Chain and Analysis to 2020-2025 | • Oracle • Twitter(FlockDB) • Marklogic • HyperGraphDB • Teradata(SQL-GR) • AWS • Datastax • Bitnine Global
13 February 2020, Chronicle 99

Global Graph Database Market Development And Trends Forecasts Report 2020-2026
29 January 2020, Jewish Life News

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Solutions Architects - NoSQL and In-Memory Database
Amazon Web Services, Inc., United States

Data Engineer
SoftVision - North America & UK, Alpharetta, GA

DevOps Engineer
Microsoft, New York, NY

Product Operations Engineer
Aerospike, Mountain View, CA

Lead Data Engineer
Microsoft, New York, NY

Junior Backend PHP Developer
Thalento Polska, Remote

Systems Administrator (Remote, United States)
Gaggle Net, Inc., Remote

DevOps Engineer - ElasticSearch/Cassandra
CrowdStrike, Remote

Apps Developer
Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC

Data Scientist
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION, White Sands Missile Range, NM

IT Architect
New York City DEPT OF INFO TECH & TELECOMM, Brooklyn, NY

eComm Channel Merchandiser, Zoro
Zoro Tools, Chicago, IL

Lead Middleware Engineer
Discover Financial Services, Riverwoods, IL

Presales Data Architect
DataStax, Illinois

Presales Data Architect
DataStax, Georgia

Data Engineer
SoftVision - North America & UK, Alpharetta, GA

Presales Data Architect
DataStax, Minnesota

Sr Data Architect, Graph - Nationwide Opportunities
Amazon Web Services, Inc., New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Present your product here