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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. GridDB vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string values
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.55
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score2.94
Rank#101  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comgriddb.netspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­google/­leveldb
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.griddb.netspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.md
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeToshiba CorporationSpotifyGoogle
Initial release2012201320142011
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20214.6, February 20211.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocolHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanonono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/ReduceConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACID at container levelnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafGridDBHeroicLevelDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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GitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Open Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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