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DBMS > Aerospike vs. jBASE vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. jBASE vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Riak KV

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareIn-memory JavaScript DBMSMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Multivalue DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.69
Rank#66  Overall
#12  Document stores
#8  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#142  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score924.68
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score6.27
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websiteaerospike.comwww.jbase.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasetechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeZumasysMicrosoftBasho Technologies
Initial release20121991201419892009
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20225.7SQL Server 2019, November 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaScriptC++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalnoyesno
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.noyesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScriptC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuayesView functions in JavaScriptTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesnoneyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafjBASELokiJSMicrosoft SQL ServerRiak KV
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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