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

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.65
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Document stores
#9  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#262  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score3.73
Rank#94  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storepingcap.com
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeIBMPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201220172016
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20222.05.4.2, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorActive-active shard replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafIBM Db2 Event StoreTiDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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14 September 2022

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17 August 2022

Aerospike Announces Record 2022 First Half
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Hoonartek and Aerospike Announce DigiTwin
5 July 2022

Aerospike Announces Aerospike SQL Powered by Starburst
15 June 2022

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