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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Kdb+ vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseHigh performance Time Series DBMSCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.30
Rank#65  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score8.10
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score3.17
Rank#92  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comkx.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docscode.kx.comdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAerospikeKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcScyllaDB
Initial release20122000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032015
Current release5.6.0.3, May 20213.6, May 2018Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCqC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
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
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functionsyes, Lua
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
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 integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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.yesyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafKdb+ScyllaDB
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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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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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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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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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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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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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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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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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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upon request
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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