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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. EsgynDB vs. Fauna vs. IBM Db2 vs. Realm

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.94
Rank#67  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.23
Rank#281  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score164.20
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score9.59
Rank#49  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.esgyn.cnfauna.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2realm.io
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.fauna.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGrealm.io/­docs
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeEsgynFauna, Inc.IBMRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2012201520141983 infohost version2014
Current release5.7.0.9, December 202112.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++, JavaScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsyesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnononoyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication between multi datacentersMulti-source replicationyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafEsgynDBFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2Realm
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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22 December 2021

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