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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. MySQL vs. RRDtool

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseWidely used open source RDBMSIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APITime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.77
Rank#53  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score1283.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score2.72
Rank#90  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.mysql.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperAerospikeOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunTobias Oetiker
Initial release201219951999
Current release4.2.0.4, June 20188.0.17, July 20191.7.2, May 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 licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafMySQLRRDtool
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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