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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. jBASE vs. Realm vs. Riak KV

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Multivalue DBMSDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.95
Rank#63  Overall
#12  Document stores
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score1.75
Rank#146  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score9.03
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score6.09
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websiteaerospike.comwww.jbase.comrealm.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.zumasys.com/­jbaserealm.io/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeZumasysRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Basho Technologies
Initial release2012199120142009
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20225.72.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCErlang
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesno
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyes infoChange Listenersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafjBASERealmRiak KV
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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14 September 2022

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17 August 2022

Aerospike Announces Record 2022 First Half
27 July 2022

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