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DBMS > Aerospike vs. LeanXcale vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. LeanXcale vs. SWC-DB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.10
Rank#70  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#136  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.leanxcale.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeLeanXcaleAlex Kashirin
Initial release201220152020
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20220.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough Apache DerbySQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Scala
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luano
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor
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 integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACID
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 only
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafLeanXcaleSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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annual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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16 March 2022

Aerospike Records Best Year in Company History
8 February 2022

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