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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. LevelDB vs. NuoDB vs. Vertica

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsCloud or on-premises analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.65
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Document stores
#9  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score3.38
Rank#99  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score0.97
Rank#185  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score20.03
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldbnuodb.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mddoc.nuodb.comvertica.com/­documentation
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeGoogleNuoDB, Inc.Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2012201120132005
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20221.23, February 202111.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Vertica Accelerator’s high-performance analytics and machine learning with SQL or Python is available as a managed service.
Implementation languageCC++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes: BINARY, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, LONG VARCHAR, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL, INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND, INTERVAL YEAR TO MONTH, DOUBLE PRECISION, FLOAT, INTEGER, BIGINT, SMALLINT,NUMERIC, DECIMAL, NUMBER, MONEY,GEOMETRY
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuanoJava, SQLyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
Triggersnonoyesyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenhorizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonono infoBi-directional Spark integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnoACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTemporary tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynoStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafLevelDBNuoDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Deploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises,...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Fast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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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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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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