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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. MongoDB vs. Riak TS

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.88
Rank#51  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score433.33
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.28
Rank#245  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.mongodb.comriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperAerospikeMongoDB, IncBasho Technologies
Initial release201220092015
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20204.2.2, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageCC++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
proprietary protocol using JSONHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
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 LuaJavaScriptJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights for users and rolesno
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Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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The MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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