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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. c-treeACE vs. Oracle vs. PostgreSQL vs. STSdb

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Widely used RDBMSWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.94
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.49
Rank#208  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
#99  Relational DBMS
Score1345.42
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score509.86
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#296  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.oracle.com/­databasewww.postgresql.orgstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasewww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manuals
DeveloperAerospikeFairCom CorporationOraclePostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerSTS Soft SC
Initial release2012197919801989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2011
Current release4.8.0.3, January 2020V11.5, November 201719c, February 201912.2, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCANSI C, C++C and C++CC#
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nonoyesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infostandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++PL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersnoyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioninghorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioningpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenono infocan be realized in PL/SQLnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Aerospike infopreviously called Citrusleafc-treeACEOraclePostgreSQLSTSdb
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Speed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Top Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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c-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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VISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Just as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Oracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
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