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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. OrientDB vs. Solr

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. OrientDB vs. Solr

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)A widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument storeSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.94
Rank#67  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score4.56
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score58.53
Rank#19  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.aerospike.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dborientdb.orglucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
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DeveloperAerospikeMicrosoftOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPApache Software Foundation
Initial release2012201420102006
Current release5.7.0.9, December 20213.1.9, February 20218.11.1, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON typesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language, no joinsSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaJavaScriptJava, JavascriptJava plugins
TriggersnoJavaScriptHooksyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducewith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no infocould be achieved with distributed queriesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 onlyAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBOrientDBSolr
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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Come Visit Aerospike at SpaceCom 2022
22 December 2021

The Aerospike Standup Vol. 43
22 December 2021

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