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

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.A high performance, low latency Time Series DBMSKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.94
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score2.62
Rank#95  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score0.18
Rank#264  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#296  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlwww.questdb.iostssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docssupport.google.com/­gsawww.questdb.io/­docs/­docstructure
DeveloperAerospikeGoogleQuestDB LimitedSTS Soft SC
Initial release2012200220142011
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 availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaC#
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Windows
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 SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
HTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaC#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationnonenone
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 operationsACID for single-table writesno
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 onlyUser authentication via various security protocolsno
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafGoogle Search ApplianceQuestDBSTSdb
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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