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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. EventStoreDB vs. Interbase vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelKey-value storeEvent StoreRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.13
Rank#72  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.93
Rank#179  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score6.29
Rank#61  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.eventstore.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdevelopers.eventstore.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.scylladb.com
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeEvent Store LimitedEmbarcaderoScyllaDB
Initial release2012201219842015
Current release5.6.0.3, May 202121.2, February 2021InterBase 2020, December 2019Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).Scylla Cloud: Create real-time applications that run at global scale with Scylla Cloud, the industry’s most powerful NoSQL DBaaS
Implementation languageCCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes, Lua
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorInterbase Change Viewsselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
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.yesyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafEventStoreDBInterbaseScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Guaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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EventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Event-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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EventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Available as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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