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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Greenplum vs. Hazelcast vs. IRONdb

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.A widely adopted in-memory data gridA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.10
Rank#70  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score13.36
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score10.08
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comgreenplum.orghazelcast.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.greenplum.orghazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikePivotal Software Inc.HazelcastCirconus LLC.
Initial release2012200520082017
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20226.7.1, April 20205.1, March 2022V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2yes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes, in Lua
Triggersnoyesyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationyes infoReplicated Mapconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesyesno
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 selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
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.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlno
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafGreenplumHazelcastIRONdb
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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16 March 2022

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