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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Hazelcast vs. Riak TS vs. Sqrrl

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA widely adopted in-memory data gridRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.81
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score8.36
Rank#45  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.26
Rank#246  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comhazelcast.combasho.com/­products/­riak-tssqrrl.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docshazelcast.org/­documentation
DeveloperAerospikeHazelcastBasho TechnologiesAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2012200820152012
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20203.12.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaErlangJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnoyes infoEventsyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoReplicated Mapselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between datasets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyRole-based access controlnoCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafHazelcastRiak TSSqrrl
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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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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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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