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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Fauna vs. Hazelcast

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  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.A widely adopted in-memory data grid
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score9.56
Rank#49  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comfauna.comhazelcast.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.fauna.comhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeFauna, Inc.Hazelcast
Initial release201220142008
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20214.2, March 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 available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nonoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
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#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Services
Triggersnonoyes infoEvents
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationyes infoReplicated Map
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commited
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyIdentity management, authentication, and access controlRole-based access control
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBHazelcast
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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10 November 2021

Aerospike and AWS Deliver Real-Time Cloud Data Solution for Ad Tech
10 November 2021

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