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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Fauna vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  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.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS infoleveraging Apache Tinkerpop
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.78
Rank#61  Overall
#11  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#153  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score4.75
Rank#68  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websiteaerospike.comfauna.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.fauna.comdocs.scylladb.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeFauna, Inc.ScyllaDB
Initial release201220142015
Current release7.0, November 2023ScyllaDB Open Source 5.4.1, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
TinkerPop Gremlin
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary 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
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 functionsyes, Lua
Triggersnonono
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 replicationselectable 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/Reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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 infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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ScyllaDB is engineered to deliver predictable performance at scale. It’s adopted...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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ScyllaDB is ideal for applications that require high throughput and low latency at...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Discord, Epic Games, Expedia, Zillow, Comcast, Disney+ Hotstar, Samsung, ShareChat,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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ScyllaDB typically offers ~75% total cost of ownership savings, with ~5X higher throughput...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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ScyllaDB Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) ScyllaDB Enterprise - subscription-based...
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