DB-EnginesExtremeDB Active Replication featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Aerospike vs. Fauna vs. Redis vs. ScyllaDB

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Fauna vs. Redis vs. ScyllaDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  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.In-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
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
Score165.25
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score2.71
Rank#102  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comfauna.comredis.iowww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.fauna.comredis.io/­documentationdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAerospikeFauna, Inc.Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsScyllaDB
Initial release2012201420092015
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20216.2.3, May 2021Scylla 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 infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license 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

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • ScaleGrid for Redis: Fully managed hosting for Redis on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
  • Redis Enterprise Cloud: Instantly scale and pay only for the resources you need - on any cloud - AWS, Azure or Google Cloud.
Scylla Cloud: Create real-time applications that run at global scale with Scylla Cloud, the industry’s most powerful NoSQL DBaaS
Implementation languageCScalaCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnopartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolProprietary 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
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
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 functionsLuayes, Lua
Triggersnonono infopublish/subscribe channels provide limited trigger functionalityno
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 infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
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/Reducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual 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 operationsACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
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 controlSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafFaunaRedisScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
» more
Serverless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
» more
Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
» more
Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
» more
Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
» more
100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
» more
Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
» more
Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
» more
Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
» more
Javascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
» more
Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
» more
AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
» more
Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
» more
ShiftX
» more
Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
» more
Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
» more
Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
» more
Usage-based pricing including a free tier
» more
The licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
» more
Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
» more
Related products and services
3rd partiesRedisson PRO: The ultra-fast Redis Java Client.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Redis Enterprise Cloud: Try with 400$ usage credit.
» more

Datadog: Monitor all Redis metrics: hit rates, clients, commands per second, and more.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafFaunaRedisScyllaDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Evaluating Hbase and Aerospike Solutions for Real-time System of Record
17 March 2020,  Srini Srinivasan, Aerospike (sponsor) 

show all

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

MongoDB is the DBMS of the year, defending the title from last year
7 January 2015, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Conferences and events

Scylla Virtual Workshop
Virtual Workshop, 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM BST, 25 June 2021

Scylla University LIVE (EMEA and APAC)
12PM-4PM GMT / 2PM-6PM CEST / 5:30PM-9:30PM IST, 28 July 2021

Scylla University LIVE (AMERICAS)
9AM-1PM PT / 12PM-4PM ET / 1PM-5PM BRT, 29 July 2021

Finished events

Building Event Streaming Architectures on Scylla and Kafka
Webinar, 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM GMT, 17 June 2021 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

NoSQL Database Market – Major Technology Giants in Buzz Again | MongoDB, MySQL, Aerospike – The Manomet Current
19 June 2021, The Manomet Current

Why did an American database provider expand its interest in Israeli tech?
12 June 2021, Geektime

New Aerospike release brings Spark 3.0 compatibility
20 May 2021, CTOvision

Key Value Database Market including top key players The Apache Software Foundation, Redis Labs, Aerospike – The Courier
21 May 2021, The Courier

Global Operational Database Management Systems (OPDBMS) Software Market To Reach A New Threshold of Growth By 2027 | Aerospike, Datastax, Redis Labs, Enterprise DB, SQLite, MariaDB – The Manomet Current
9 June 2021, The Manomet Current

provided by Google News

New UK database aims to speed up offshore wind site surveys
10 June 2021, Windpower Monthly

How Fauna Delivers Data-as-Utility in a Serverless World | eWEEK
23 April 2021, eWeek

Ten years of NewSQL: Back to the future of distributed relational databases
3 June 2021, S&P Global

Fauna CEO says cloud APIs help developers build apps without a database
9 May 2021, VentureBeat

Edge computing startup Macrometa gets $20M Series A led by Pelion Venture Partners
15 June 2021, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Redis Labs' RediSearch 2.0 Delivers Real-Time Enterprise Search, Query and Indexing
3 June 2021, Integration Developers

Redis Labs eyes huge growth in the Indian market
17 June 2021, Express Computer

Cloud Database Market Big Opportunity | Redis Labs, SAP, MongoLab, Alibaba, Oracle – The Manomet Current
1 June 2021, The Manomet Current

In-Memory Database Market – Major Technology Giants in Buzz Again | Redis Labs, Tibco Software Inc., Centrum Wiskunde And Informatica – The Manomet Current
24 May 2021, The Manomet Current

Open-Source Database Software Market Analysis 2021 By Top Keyplayers | MySQL, Redis, Couchbase, Apache Hive, MongoDB, SQLite – The Courier
11 June 2021, The Courier

provided by Google News

ScyllaDB Announces Comprehensive Support for Apache Kafka
16 June 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Announces Scylla Enterprise 2021 NoSQL Database
20 May 2021, Illinoisnewstoday.com

ScyllaDB Announces NoSQL SOC2 Certification
13 June 2021, Illinoisnewstoday.com

ScyllaDB Unveils 'Monstrous' New Capabilities for Its NoSQL
12 January 2021, GlobeNewswire

Real-time Analytics News for Week Ending May 22
23 May 2021, RTInsights

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Database Administrator
Fidelity Investments, Westlake, TX

App Support Lead
Barclays, Whippany, NJ

Site Reliability Engineer
Barclays, Whippany, NJ

Sr. Software Test Engineer, Open VisaNet
Visa, Foster City, CA

Principal Database Administrator - DB2
Fidelity Investments, Durham, NC

Wildlife Biologist 1
State of West Virginia, West Virginia

Fish Biologist
US Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Vancouver, WA

Biological Field Technician
SWCA Environmental Consultants, San Diego, CA

Natural Resources Scientist
Geosyntec Consultants, Inc., Richmond, VA

Senior Environmental Specialist (Land Conservation and Management)
Alachua County, FL, Gainesville, FL

Senior Database Engineer - NoSQL (Redis)
MasterCard, O'Fallon, MO

Database Administrator
Kochava, Sandpoint, ID

Development Database Administration
Luxoft, Remote

SQL Developer
D.R. Horton, Arlington, TX

SQL Developer / Database Administrator (Scottsdale, AZ)
Garmin, Scottsdale, AZ

Digital Solutions Senior Platform Engineer
NV Energy, Reno, NV

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
OneSignal, San Mateo, CA

Software Engineer - Data Platform
Canonical - Jobs, North Carolina

Principal Data Engineer, ElasticSearch - Secureworks - 100% US Remote
Secureworks, Austin, TX

Software Engineer - Data Platform
Canonical, New York State

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Present your product here