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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Fauna vs. Interbase vs. SpaceTime

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Fauna vs. Interbase vs. SpaceTime

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  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.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.13
Rank#72  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score1.57
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#61  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comfauna.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.fauna.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeFauna, Inc.EmbarcaderoMireo
Initial release2012201419842020
Current release5.6.0.3, May 2021InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCScalaCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationInterbase Change ViewsReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonono
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
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.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafFaunaInterbaseSpaceTime
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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