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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called Whisper
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.55
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score5.70
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-web
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.io
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeChris Davis
Initial release20122006
Current release5.6.0.3, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCPython
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Unix
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data only
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Sockets
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luano
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolocking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyno
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafGraphite
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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10 November 2021

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