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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. RDF4J vs. SurrealDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSurrealDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.A fully ACID transactional, developer-friendly, multi-model DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS infoleveraging Apache Tinkerpop
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
RDF storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.16
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
#2  Vector DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#228  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score1.04
Rank#180  Overall
#30  Document stores
#17  Graph DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comrdf4j.orgsurrealdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comrdf4j.org/­documentationsurrealdb.com/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.SurrealDB Ltd
Initial release201220042022
Current release7.1, May 2024v1.5.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaRust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
TinkerPop Gremlin
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
GraphQL
RESTful HTTP API
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Deno
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
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 configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynoyes, based on authentication and database rules
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSurrealDB
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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News

Aerospike Appoints Venkatesh Guntur as Country Head for Southeast Asia
25 June 2024

Aerospike, AWS, Google, Glean, and other Industry Leaders Speaking at Real-time Data Summit 2024
5 June 2024

Aerospike a Winner in 2024 Business Sustainability Awards
22 May 2024

New Aerospike Release Lets Enterprises Consolidate Expensive Legacy Cache And Database Platforms
15 May 2024

Aerospike Recognized by Independent Research Firm Among Notable Vendors in Vector Databases Report
7 May 2024

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Recent citations in the news

Aerospike raises $109M for its real-time database platform to capitalize on the AI boom
4 April 2024, TechCrunch

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5 July 2024, AWS Blog

Aerospike Raises $109M For Accelerated Database Development, Market Expansion
4 April 2024, CRN

Aerospike Appoints Venkatesh Guntur as Country Manager for Southeast Asia
3 July 2024, Business Wire

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4 April 2024, VentureBeat

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SurrealDB is helping developers consolidate their databases
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