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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Riak KV

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.56
Rank#65  Overall
#12  Document stores
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score21.78
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score5.14
Rank#80  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
Websiteaerospike.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeMicrosoftBasho Technologies
Initial release201220162009
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20222.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
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 LuaTransact SQLJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyyesno
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseRiak 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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News

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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

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