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

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  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 metricNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.94
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score148.91
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.37
Rank#228  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score3.81
Rank#77  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperAerospikeElasticMcObjectOracle
Initial release2012201020012011
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20207.3.0, August 20198.1, November 201919.5, 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 VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesoptional
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 infosupport of XML interfaces availableno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful 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#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesyesno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infoby defining eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning / shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Master-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Electable 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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnoACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes
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 integrationyesyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights for users and roles
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafElasticsearcheXtremeDBOracle 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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eXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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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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eXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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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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IoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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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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Schneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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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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With hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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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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For server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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3rd partiesElastic Cloud: Try the official hosted Elasticsearch.
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