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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Heroic vs. LevelDB vs. Prometheus

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

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseTime 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 valuesOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.55
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score2.94
Rank#101  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score6.44
Rank#61  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­google/­leveldbprometheus.io
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdprometheus.io/­docs
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeSpotifyGoogle
Initial release2012201420112015
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20211.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaC++Go
Server operating systemsLinuxIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoNumeric 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.nononono infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanonono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesnoneyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynono
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafHeroicLevelDBPrometheus
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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