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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Geode vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Key-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.85
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Document stores
#9  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score1.71
Rank#135  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score41.38
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websiteaerospike.comgeode.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Microsoft
Initial release201220022014
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20221.1, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoJSON types
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functionsJavaScript
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event ListenersJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsyes, on a single nodeMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafGeodeMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
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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15 June 2022

Aerospike Unveils Database 6
27 April 2022

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