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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Fauna vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseFauna (previously named FaunaDB) 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.High performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeGraph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.77
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.71
Rank#102  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comfauna.comwww.gigaspaces.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.fauna.comdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAerospikeFauna, Inc.Gigaspaces TechnologiesScyllaDB
Initial release2012201420002015
Current release5.6.0.3, May 202115.5, September 2020Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCScalaJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatano
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
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
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
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 Luauser defined functionsyesyes, Lua
Triggersnonoyes, event driven architectureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
selectable 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/Reducenoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyIdentity management, authentication, and access controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafFaunaGigaSpaces InsightEdgeScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Serverless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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GigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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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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100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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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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Javascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Application Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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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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ShiftX
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Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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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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Forrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Usage-based pricing including a free tier
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GigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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