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DBMS > Aerospike vs. EsgynDB vs. Greenplum vs. MongoDB

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. EsgynDB vs. Greenplum vs. MongoDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.77
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.26
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score12.93
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score488.22
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.esgyn.cngreenplum.orgwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.greenplum.orgdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperAerospikeEsgynPivotal Software Inc.MongoDB, Inc
Initial release2012201520052009
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20216.7.1, April 20204.4.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageCC++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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.nonoyes infosince Version 4.2
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
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
Java
Perl
Python
R
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaJava Stored ProceduresyesJavaScript
Triggersnonoyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication between multi datacentersSource-replica replicationMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafEsgynDBGreenplumMongoDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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125 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day), over...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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