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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Fauna vs. RDF4J vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Fauna vs. RDF4J vs. Splunk

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
RDF storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.10
Rank#70  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#26  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score96.35
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.aerospike.comfauna.comrdf4j.orgwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.fauna.comrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeFauna, Inc.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Splunk Inc.
Initial release2012201420042003
Current release6.0.0.0, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.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
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
HTTP 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
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functionsyesyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationnoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedno 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 persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyIdentity management, authentication, and access controlnoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSplunk
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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16 March 2022

Aerospike Records Best Year in Company History
8 February 2022

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