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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. EsgynDB vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.65
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Document stores
#9  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#292  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score40.67
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websiteaerospike.comwww.esgyn.cngithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeEsgynMicrosoft
Initial release2012201520142014
Current release6.0.0.0, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++, JavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infoJSON types
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 infovia viewsyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetJavaScript.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaJava Stored ProceduresView functions in JavaScriptJavaScript
TriggersnonoyesJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication between multi datacentersnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesyeswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencynoneBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafEsgynDBLokiJSMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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News

Aerospike Appoints Martin James to Lead EMEA
14 September 2022

Aerospike Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-growing Companies in America
17 August 2022

Aerospike Announces Record 2022 First Half
27 July 2022

Hoonartek and Aerospike Announce DigiTwin
5 July 2022

Aerospike Announces Aerospike SQL Powered by Starburst
15 June 2022

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Recent citations in the news

Aerospike Database 6.1: Moving forward on query and data distribution
30 August 2022, SDTimes.com

Aerospike Appoints Martin James to Lead EMEA
14 September 2022, MarTech Series

From DB2 to Real-Time with Aerospike Founder Srini Srinivasan
8 September 2022, thenewstack.io

Aerospike Unveils Database 6
27 April 2022, GlobeNewswire

Building Large-Scale Real-Time JSON Applications
9 September 2022, thenewstack.io

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LokiJS - A JavaScript Database
18 November 2014, iProgrammer

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Defender for Azure Cosmos DB Preview Announced by Microsoft
2 March 2022, Redmondmag.com

How to Process Big Data with MapReduce
23 September 2022, Packt Hub

Microsoft Defender for Cosmos DB is Now Available in Preview
3 March 2022, Petri.com

ChaosDB: Infosec bods could pull anyone's plaintext Azure Cosmos DB keys at will from Microsoft admin tools
12 November 2021, The Register

Researchers discover critical flaw in Azure Cosmos DB
27 August 2021, TechTarget

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