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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Elasticsearch vs. IRONdb vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
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 metricA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.19
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score149.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.06
Rank#312  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score3.97
Rank#76  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.irondb.iowww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperAerospikeElasticCirconus LLC.Oracle
Initial release2012201020172011
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20207.3.0, August 2019V0.10.20, January 201819.5, November 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 infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsoptional
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
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
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
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesyes, in Luano
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareElectable Master-Slave per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/ReduceES-Hadoop Connectornowith Hadoop integration
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, allImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnonoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesMemcached and Redis integrationnoyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafElasticsearchIRONdbOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Elasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Open source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Search, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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IRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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More than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Only TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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The Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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