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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Fauna vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Fauna vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Splunk

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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 multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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
Score4.03
Rank#83  Overall
#14  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#45  Relational DBMS
Score90.61
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.aerospike.comfauna.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.fauna.comdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmldocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeFauna, Inc.OracleSplunk Inc.
Initial release2012201420112003
Current release5.6.0.3, May 202121.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnooptionalyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
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
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersnononoyes
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 replicationElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenowith Hadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)no infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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.yesnoyes infooff heap cacheno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBOracle NoSQLSplunk
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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