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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Hazelcast vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA widely adopted in-memory data gridCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.44
Rank#71  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score10.00
Rank#47  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score3.93
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comhazelcast.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.scylladb.com
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeHazelcastScyllaDB
Initial release201220082015
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20214.2, March 2021Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
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 Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
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
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes, Lua
Triggersnoyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoReplicated Mapselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesno
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 Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyRole-based access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafHazelcastScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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News

Get the Aerospike Experience at AWS re:Invent 2021
23 November 2021

Aerospike and AWS Team Up on Ad Tech
10 November 2021

Aerospike and AWS Deliver Real-Time Cloud Data Solution for Ad Tech
10 November 2021

The Aerospike Standup Vol. 41
10 November 2021

New Aerospike Benchmark Demonstrates Real-time Performance at Petabyte Scale on Just 20 AWS Nodes with Intel Processors
9 November 2021

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DB-Engines blog posts

Evaluating Hbase and Aerospike Solutions for Real-time System of Record
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Conferences and events

Scylla Summit 2022
Virtual Conference, 9-10 February 2022

Finished events

P99 CONF - Cross-Industry Event on All Things P99
Virtual Conference, 6-7 October 2021 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

Aerospike and AWS Deliver Real-Time Cloud Data Solution for Ad Tech
10 November 2021, Business Wire

InfluxData makes time series dev-friendly
1 November 2021, ZDNet

Aerospike 5.7 Strengthens the Real-Time Data Platform
15 September 2021, Database Trends and Applications

New Aerospike Petabyte Scale Benchmark Runs Real-Time Operational Workloads on Just 20 AWS Nodes with Intel Processors
19 August 2021, Business Wire

Aerospike Announces Strategy Giving Enterprises Instant Access to Any Data at Petabyte Scale
5 May 2021, Business Wire

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Hazelcast Announces Integrated Real-Time Applications Platform
16 July 2021, Forbes

Hazelcast Platform 5.0 is Now Generally Available
28 September 2021, Database Trends and Applications

Hazelcast Platform to Bring Historical, Real-Time Data Together
24 August 2021, Datanami

Hazelcast Extends the In-Memory Digital Integration Hub to the Cloud
3 February 2021, PRNewswire

Hazelcast Debuts as a Strong Performer in Streaming Analytics Analyst Research Report
7 June 2021, PRNewswire

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ScyllaDB Joins AWS ISV Accelerate Program to Scale Data-Intensive Applications
30 November 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Announces Scylla Enterprise 2021 NoSQL Database
20 May 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Announces NoSQL Database as a Service Now Available on Google Cloud
4 August 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Unveils 'Monstrous' New Capabilities for Its NoSQL
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27 April 2021, GlobeNewswire

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