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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Hazelcast vs. Sqrrl

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  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 gridAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-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
Score6.66
Rank#51  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score8.41
Rank#44  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comhazelcast.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperAerospikeHazelcastAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release201220082012
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20204.0, February 2020
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 availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaJava
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 strategy
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
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
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 Servicesno
Triggersnoyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoReplicated Mapselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesyes
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 AlgorithmImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
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 commitedAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyRole-based access controlCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafHazelcastSqrrl
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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