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DBMS > Aerospike vs. IBM Db2 vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. IBM Db2 vs. LokiJS

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBDocument store
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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Score6.52
Rank#66  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score159.19
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#226  Overall
#34  Document stores
Websiteaerospike.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2github.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeIBM
Initial release20121983 infohost version2014
Current release6.0.0.0, April 202212.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC and C++JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JavaScript 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
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuayesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
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-standardno
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2LokiJS
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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