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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Google BigQuery vs. Google Search Appliance vs. STSdb

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.19
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score27.76
Rank#26  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score2.70
Rank#95  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score0.08
Rank#288  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comcloud.google.com/­bigqueryenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docscloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docssupport.google.com/­gsa
DeveloperAerospikeGoogleGoogleSTS Soft SC
Initial release2012201020022011
Current release4.8.0.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC#
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functions infoin JavaScriptno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) for whole datasets, not for individual tables infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)User authentication via various security protocolsno
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafGoogle BigQueryGoogle Search ApplianceSTSdb
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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