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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. c-treeACE vs. Elasticsearch

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.A 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 metric
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.81
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.52
Rank#206  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#99  Relational DBMS
Score151.44
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearch
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.html
DeveloperAerospikeFairCom CorporationElastic
Initial release201219792010
Current release4.8.0.3, January 2020V11.5, November 20177.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCANSI C, C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes
Triggersnoyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/ReducenoES-Hadoop Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.yesyesMemcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.
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Aerospike infopreviously called Citrusleafc-treeACEElasticsearch
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Speed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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Elasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Top Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Open source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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c-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Search, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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VISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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More than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Just as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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The Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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