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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Kinetica vs. VoltDB

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Kinetica vs. VoltDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsDistributed 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 modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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
Score0.47
Rank#246  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score1.66
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comwww.kinetica.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.voltdb.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeKineticaVoltDB Inc.
Initial release201220122010
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20227.1, August 202111.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC, C++Java, C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X infofor development
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
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++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functionsJava
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-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 Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnoACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights for users and roles on table levelUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafKineticaVoltDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Native and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Best in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Any application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Citibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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The largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Always Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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News

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14 September 2022

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17 August 2022

Aerospike Announces Record 2022 First Half
27 July 2022

Hoonartek and Aerospike Announce DigiTwin
5 July 2022

Aerospike Announces Aerospike SQL Powered by Starburst
15 June 2022

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