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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. IBM Db2 vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.55
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score167.18
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#240  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeIBMIBM
Initial release20121983 infohost version2017
Current release5.6.0.3, May 202112.1, October 20162.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infofree version is availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesyes
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Active-active shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutable
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storage
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 onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2IBM Db2 Event Store
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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