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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. H2 vs. RRDtool

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Industry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.65
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Document stores
#9  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score9.72
Rank#49  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score2.51
Rank#117  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comwww.h2database.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeThomas MuellerTobias Oetiker
Initial release201220051999
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20222.1.210, January 20221.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMHP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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.nonono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaC infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenone
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 configurationImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafH2RRDtool
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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News

Aerospike Appoints Martin James to Lead EMEA
14 September 2022

Aerospike Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-growing Companies in America
17 August 2022

Aerospike Announces Record 2022 First Half
27 July 2022

Hoonartek and Aerospike Announce DigiTwin
5 July 2022

Aerospike Announces Aerospike SQL Powered by Starburst
15 June 2022

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