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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Kdb+ vs. LevelDB vs. RDF4J vs. Sequoiadb

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseHigh performance Time Series DBMSEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRDF storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.83
Rank#53  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score3.13
Rank#95  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score0.50
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.31
Rank#254  Overall
#34  Document stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comkx.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldbrdf4j.orgwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docscode.kx.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdrdf4j.org/­documentationwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperAerospikeKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcGoogleSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Sequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release20122000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003201120042013
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20203.6, May 20181.22, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCqC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'noyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)nonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functionsnoyesJavaScript
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationnonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
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 onlyrights management via user accountsnonosimple password-based access control
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafKdb+LevelDBRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSequoiadb
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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