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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.56
Rank#65  Overall
#12  Document stores
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#147  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeQuestDB Limited
Initial release20122014
Current release6.0.0.0, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luano
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition only
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafQuestDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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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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Apache 2.0.
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News

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2 November 2022

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14 September 2022

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17 August 2022

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