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

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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.SpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.In-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
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
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score1.56
Rank#137  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comfauna.comwww.mireo.hr/­spacetimewww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.fauna.comwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeFauna, Inc.MireoMail.ru Group
Initial release2012201420202008
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20212.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCScalaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinuxBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIOpen binary protocol
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++
Python
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functionsnoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingFixed-grid hypercubesHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationReal-time block device replication (DRBD)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDnoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyesAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBSpaceTimeTarantool
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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