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

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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 comparisonVirtuoso  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/LinuxVirtuoso is a multi-model hybrid-RDBMS that supports management of data represented as relational tables and/or property graphs
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
Graph DBMS
Native XML DBMS
Relational DBMS
RDF store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Spatial DBMS
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
Score5.37
Rank#73  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#2  Native XML DBMS
#40  Relational DBMS
#2  RDF stores
#8  Search engines
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.esgyn.cnfauna.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2virtuoso.openlinksw.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.fauna.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.openlinksw.com/­virtuoso
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeEsgynFauna, Inc.IBMOpenLink Software
Initial release2012201520141983 infohost version1998
Current release5.7.0.9, December 202112.1, October 201608.03.3316, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++, JavaScalaC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes infoSQL - Standard relational schema
RDF - Quad (S, P, O, G) or Triple (S, P, O)
XML - DTD, XML Schema
DAV - freeform filesystem objects, plus User Defined Types a/k/a Dynamic Extension Type
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyesyes infoSQL-92, SQL-200x, SQL-3, SQLX
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET
GeoSPARQL
HTTP API
JDBC
Jena RDF API
ODBC
OLE DB
RDF4J API
RESTful HTTP API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SOAP webservices
SPARQL 1.1
WebDAV
XPath
XQuery
XSLT
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
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsyesyes infoVirtuoso PL
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication between multi datacentersMulti-source replicationyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Chain, star, and bi-directional replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesnonoyes
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 integritynoyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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
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-standardFine-grained Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) in addition to typical coarse-grained Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) according to SQL-standard. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafEsgynDBFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2Virtuoso
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Virtuoso is a modern multi-model RDBMS for managing data represented as tabular relations...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Performance & Scale — as exemplified by DBpedia and the LOD Cloud it spawned, i.e.,...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Used for — Analytics/BI Conceptual Data Virtualization Enterprise Knowledge Graphs...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Broad use across enterprises and governments including — European Union (EU) US Government...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Largest installed-base ​of Multi-Model RDBMS for AI-friendly Knowledge Graphs Platform...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Available in both Commercial Enterprise and Open Source (GPL v2) Editions Feature...
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