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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Riak KV vs. SpaceTime

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS infoleveraging Apache Tinkerpop
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.09
Rank#59  Overall
#11  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score5.23
Rank#77  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#395  Overall
#8  Spatial DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comwww.mireo.com/­spacetime
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTube
DeveloperAerospikeOpenSource, formerly Basho TechnologiesMireo
Initial release201220092020
Current release7.0, November 20233.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
TinkerPop Gremlin
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuaErlangno
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Fixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factorReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyyes, using Riak Securityyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafRiak KVSpaceTime
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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