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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Fauna vs. GeoSpock vs. InfinityDB vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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Score5.55
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score1.40
Rank#145  Overall
#24  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score3.93
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comfauna.comgeospock.comboilerbay.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.fauna.comdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.scylladb.com
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeFauna, Inc.GeoSpockBoiler Bay Inc.ScyllaDB
Initial release2012201420022015
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20212.0, September 20194.0Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
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Implementation languageCScalaJava, JavascriptJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedhostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyestemporal, categoricalno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)noSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIJDBCAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
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
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
JavaFor 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 Luauser defined functionsnonoyes, Lua
Triggersnonononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingAutomatic shardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationnoneselectable 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/Reducenononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDnoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnononoyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tablenoAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBGeoSpockInfinityDBScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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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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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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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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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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