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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Redis vs. RocksDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.83
Rank#53  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score152.87
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score3.16
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comredis.iorocksdb.org
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsredis.io/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAerospikeSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201220092013
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20206.0.6, July 20206.11.4, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesno
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 indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaLuano
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
none
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 configurationEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlySimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionno
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafRedisRocksDB
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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