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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Hive vs. IRONdb vs. Kinetica vs. RDF4J

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL Databasedata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.81
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score84.24
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#198  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#220  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comhive.apache.orgwww.irondb.iowww.kinetica.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docscwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.irondb.io/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperAerospikeApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookCirconus LLC.KineticaSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20122012201720122004
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20203.1.2, August 2019V0.10.20, January 20186.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC and C++C, C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes, in Luauser defined functionsyes
Triggersnononoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnononoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafHiveIRONdbKineticaRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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IRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Only TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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