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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Faircom DB vs. Hypertable vs. OrientDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.85
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Document stores
#9  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#287  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#136  Relational DBMS
Score5.21
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score4.79
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dborientdb.orgwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmldocs.timescale.com
Social network pagesTwitterLinkedInFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeFairCom CorporationHypertable Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPTimescale
Initial release20121979200920102017
Current release6.0.0.0, April 2022V12, November 20200.9.8.11, March 20163.1.9, February 20212.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCANSI C, C++C++JavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data 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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like query language, no joinsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
C++ API
Thrift
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noJava, Javascriptuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
TriggersnoyesnoHooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).selectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyesno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationstunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesnoAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEHypertableOrientDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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