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DBMS > Aerospike vs. LokiJS vs. Memcached

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. LokiJS vs. Memcached

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseIn-memory JavaScript DBMSIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
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
Score0.53
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score25.02
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websiteaerospike.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201220142003
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20221.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JavaScript APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.no
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 onlynoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafLokiJSMemcached
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

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14 September 2022

Aerospike Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-growing Companies in America
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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