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

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.TiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.81
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score2.81
Rank#91  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score1.57
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docssupport.google.com/­gsapingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperAerospikeGooglePingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201220022016
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20203.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luano
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
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 integritynonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACID
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 protocolsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafGoogle Search ApplianceTiDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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