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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Raima Database Manager vs. TimesTen

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.70
Rank#57  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score2.78
Rank#104  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#232  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comcloud.google.com/­spannerraima.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docscloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsdocs.raima.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAerospikeGoogleRaima Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2012201719841998
Current release4.8.0.3, January 202014.111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercialcommercial
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 systemsLinuxhostedAndroid
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011yesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanoyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationPL/SQL
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.Source-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACID infoStrict serializable isolationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafGoogle Cloud SpannerRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaTimesTen
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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