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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Galaxybase vs. PostgreSQL

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseScalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platformWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS infoleveraging Apache Tinkerpop
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Apache Age
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS infowith pgvector extension
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
Score0.00
Rank#383  Overall
#39  Graph DBMS
Score645.54
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comgalaxybase.comwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comwww.postgresql.org/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTube
DeveloperAerospikeChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司PostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release201220171989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release7.0, November 2023Nov 20, November 202116.3, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC and JavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeStrong typed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
TinkerPop Gremlin
Browser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined procedures and functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACID
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafGalaxybasePostgreSQL
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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News

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30 November 2023

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28 November 2023

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