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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Ignite vs. ScyllaDB vs. VoltDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.13
Rank#72  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score5.41
Rank#69  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#38  Relational DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Score1.72
Rank#130  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comignite.apache.orgwww.scylladb.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.scylladb.comdocs.voltdb.com
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitter
DeveloperAerospikeApache Software FoundationScyllaDBVoltDB Inc.
Initial release2012201520152010
Current release5.6.0.3, May 2021Apache Ignite 2.6Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 202110.1, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC++, Java, .NetC++Java, C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes, LuaJava
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlySecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights for users can be defined per objectUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafIgniteScyllaDBVoltDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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News

Aerospike and Ably join forces to integrate real-time data for IoT and mobile use cases
26 October 2021

Aerospike and Ably Partner to Simplify Real-time Event and Data Processing for Edge-to-Core Connected IoT and Mobile Devices
26 October 2021

The Rise of Challenger Banks
19 October 2021

AI and How It's Leading the Fight Against Fraud in the Financial Sector
18 October 2021

Power your Streaming Architectures with Connect for Event Stream Processing
15 October 2021

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Conferences and events

Critical Attributes for a High-Performance, Low-Latency Database
Webinar, 10am PDT / 1pm EDT / 7pm CEST, 28 October 2021

Scylla University LIVE (Americas)
Instructor-led NoSQL database training / 9AM-1PM PT, 9 November 2021

Scylla University LIVE (EMEA and APAC)
Instructor-led NoSQL database training / 8AM-12AM UTC, 10 November 2021

Scylla Virtual Workshop
1pm GMT, 18 November 2021

Scylla Summit 2022
Virtual Conference, 9-10 February 2022

Finished events

P99 CONF - Cross-Industry Event on All Things P99
Virtual Conference, 6-7 October 2021 (finished)

How Application-Level Priority Management Keeps Latency Low And Throughput High
Webinar, 10am PDT / 1pm EDT / 7pm CEST, 26 October 2021 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

New Aerospike Petabyte Scale Benchmark Runs Real-Time Operational Workloads on Just 20 AWS Nodes with Intel Processors
19 August 2021, Business Wire

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5 October 2021, Geektime

Aerospike Adds Expressions to Next-Generation NoSQL Database 5
18 November 2020, Business Wire

Aerospike Provides Next-Generation NoSQL Database for Experian CrossCore Digital Identity and Fraud Risk Platform
1 December 2020, Business Wire

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GridGain Expands Ignite Summit, Adds Pre-conference Day
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GridGain Unveils Conference Schedule for 2021 Ignite Summit
20 October 2021, GlobeNewswire

First Apache Ignite Summit Energizes Global Audience
10 June 2021, GlobeNewswire

GridGain Opens Registration, Announces Call for Papers for Ignite Summit
31 August 2021, GlobeNewswire

GridGain Offers Sneak Peek at Featured Speakers for First Ignite Summit
14 April 2021, GlobeNewswire

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ScyllaDB Announces Scylla Enterprise 2021 NoSQL Database
20 May 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Unveils 'Monstrous' New Capabilities for Its NoSQL
12 January 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Announces NoSQL Database as a Service Now Available on Google Cloud
4 August 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Announces Comprehensive Support for Apache Kafka
16 June 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Announces Scylla Enterprise 2020 NoSQL Database
19 August 2020, GlobeNewswire

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VoltDB Announces Key New Hires to Accelerate Telco Business Growth
26 October 2021, KSNB Local 4

VoltDB Announces Key New Hires to Accelerate Telecom Business Growth - Bollyinside
26 October 2021, BollyInside

NEWSQL Database Market Size 2021 Key Strategies, Applications, Trends and Opportunities | Top Brands: Microsoft Corporation, IBM, Oracle, SAP, Amazon, Pivotal, Altibase, MemSQL, TIBCO, VoltDB, Goog… – Puck77
23 October 2021, Puck77

VoltDB Launches Active(N) Lossless Cross Data Center Replication
31 August 2021, PRNewswire

VoltDB Partners with Google Cloud for 5G Edge Applications
24 June 2021, PRNewswire

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