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

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  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 TrafodionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument 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
Score6.95
Rank#63  Overall
#12  Document stores
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#326  Overall
#144  Relational DBMS
Score39.75
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websiteaerospike.comwww.esgyn.cnazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeEsgynMicrosoft
Initial release201220152014
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 availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++, Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
DocumentDB 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.Net.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 ProceduresJavaScript
TriggersnonoJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyeswith 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 ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafEsgynDBMicrosoft 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 6 on AWS Graviton2 Delivers 1.6x Improvement in Price-Performance
16 November 2022

Aerospike Announces Early Availability of Aerospike Cloud
2 November 2022

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

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Evaluating Hbase and Aerospike Solutions for Real-time System of Record
17 March 2020,  Srini Srinivasan, Aerospike (sponsor) 

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Recent citations in the news

Aerospike Cloud advances real-time database service
3 November 2022, TechTarget

Accelerating SQL Queries on a Modern Real-Time Database
3 November 2022, thenewstack.io

Aerospike Unveils Database 6
27 April 2022, GlobeNewswire

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

Aerospike Database 6: Secondary Index Queries, JSON and More
30 May 2022, thenewstack.io

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Esgyn Launches Enterprise-Class Converged Big Data Platform for Transactions, Operational Data Stores, and BI/Analytics with EsgynDB 2.1
7 September 2016, PR Web

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Azure Cosmos DB: Low Latency and High Availability at Planet Scale
30 October 2022, InfoQ.com

Alert! Critical Vulnerability in Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB
3 November 2022, Data Center Knowledge

Researchers Disclose Details of Critical 'CosMiss' RCE Flaw Affecting Azure Cosmos DB
1 November 2022, The Hacker News

Microsoft Introduces Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL
16 October 2022, InfoQ.com

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16 November 2022, Microsoft

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