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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Firebird vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Firebird vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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
Score26.03
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#98  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score3.89
Rank#86  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.firebirdsql.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.md
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeFirebird FoundationSpotifyGoogleSybase, SAP
Initial release20122000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase201420111993
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20214.0, June 20211.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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 infovia Elasticsearchnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaPSQLnonoyes
Triggersnoyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoavailable via 3rd party productsyesnoneMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafFirebirdHeroicLevelDBSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
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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