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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Transbase vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Transbase vs. VelocityDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Search engineRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#11  Document stores
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score6.82
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.26
Rank#305  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#324  Overall
#34  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.htmlvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.htmlvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeMicrosoftTransaction Software GmbHVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2012201519872011
Current release6.0.0.0, April 2022V1Transbase 8.4, September 20207.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialcommercial infofree development licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++C#
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.Net
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanoyesno
TriggersnonoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnoyesACID
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.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyyes infousing Azure authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafMicrosoft Azure SearchTransbaseVelocityDB
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 6 on AWS Graviton2 Delivers 1.6x Improvement in Price-Performance
16 November 2022

Aerospike Announces Early Availability of Aerospike Cloud
2 November 2022

Aerospike Appoints Martin James to Lead EMEA
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

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