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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Hypertable vs. IRONdb vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.10
Rank#70  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondbhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeHypertable Inc.Circonus LLC.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2012200920171992
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20220.9.8.11, March 2016V0.10.20, January 201817, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
C++ API
Thrift
HTTP APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanoyes, in Luayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor on file system levelconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnonoACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafHypertableIRONdbSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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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