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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. NCache vs. Riak TS vs. Sqrrl

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseOpen source in-memory key-value storeRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
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Score6.81
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.94
Rank#157  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.26
Rank#246  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachebasho.com/­products/­riak-tssqrrl.com
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperAerospikeAlachisoftBasho TechnologiesAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2012200420152012
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20205.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC#, C++, .NETErlangJava
Server operating systemsLinuxWindowsLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cachenono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
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
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luano infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnoyes infoNotificationsyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes, with selectable consistency levelselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesyesyes
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
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between datasets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsoptimistic lockingnoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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 onlyauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)noCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafNCacheRiak TSSqrrl
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years....
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Ncache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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NCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years.
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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The NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
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