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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Infobright vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Infobright vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.47
Rank#66  Overall
#12  Document stores
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score1.50
Rank#167  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#230  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release201220052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release6.0.0.0, April 202210 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCCC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica 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 configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafInfobrightPostgres-XL
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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News

Real-time Data Platform Leader Releases Aerospike Connect for Elasticsearch
18 January 2023

Aerospike 6 on AWS Graviton2 Delivers 1.6x Improvement in Price-Performance
16 November 2022

Aerospike Announces Early Availability of Aerospike Cloud
2 November 2022

Aerospike Appoints Martin James to Lead EMEA
14 September 2022

Aerospike Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-growing Companies in America
17 August 2022

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Conferences and events

New Frontiers in SQL: Using Real-time Data and Document Databases in a Data Mesh
Webinar, 15 November 2022 (finished)

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