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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. LevelDB vs. RocksDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Key-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.54
Rank#65  Overall
#12  Document stores
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#98  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score4.57
Rank#87  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websiteaerospike.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldbrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeGoogleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201220112013
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20221.23, February 20217.10.2, March 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
C++ API
Java API
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
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyes
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynono
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafLevelDBRocksDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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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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News

Aerospike Expands Community Leadership and Enterprise Support for Spring Framework
21 March 2023

Aerospike Again Selected for Prestigious 2023 Inc. 5000 Regionals
8 March 2023

Reducing Costs and Cutting CO2 emissions – Aerospike Explores the Vital Role of a Real-Time Data Platform at Big Data & AI World
6 March 2023

Real-time Data Platform Leader Releases Aerospike Connect for Elasticsearch
18 January 2023

Aerospike 6 on AWS Graviton2 Delivers 1.6x Improvement in Price-Performance
16 November 2022

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