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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Solr

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.A widely used enterprise search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.77
Rank#53  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score2.86
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score57.57
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.aerospike.comenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docssupport.google.com/­gsalucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperAerospikeGoogleApache Software Foundation
Initial release201220022004
Current release4.2.0.4, June 20188.2.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM and a servlet container inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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 indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono infosupports limited query time joins
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
JDBC
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaJava plugins
Triggersnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationcloud/distributed (via Zookeeper)
Master-slave replication
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 configurationEventual Consistency infoslaves poll the master in predefined intervalls
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsoptimistic locking infoSolr 4
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyUser authentication via various security protocols
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafGoogle Search ApplianceSolr
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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