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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. MariaDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)A Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.82
Rank#52  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score91.13
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score116.54
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score5.51
Rank#61  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitewww.aerospike.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
products.office.com/­en-us/­accessazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarymsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperAerospikeMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
MicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release2012200919922012
Current release4.8.0.3, January 202010.4.12, January 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keynoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Master-slave replication
noneyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonono
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 infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infobut no files for transaction loggingoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infowith MEMORY storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights based on private key authentication or shared access signatures
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafMariaDBMicrosoft AccessMicrosoft Azure Table Storage
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Open source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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High availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Booking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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