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DBMS > Aerospike vs. jBASE vs. Riak KV vs. Vertica

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

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeCloud or on-premises analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Multivalue DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#11  Document stores
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#140  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score5.18
Rank#80  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
Score18.51
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comwww.jbase.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasevertica.com/­documentation
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeZumasysBasho TechnologiesMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2012199120092005
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20225.72.1.0, April 201511.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Vertica Accelerator’s high-performance analytics and machine learning with SQL or Python is available as a managed service.
Implementation languageCErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalnoyes: BINARY, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, LONG VARCHAR, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL, INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND, INTERVAL YEAR TO MONTH, DOUBLE PRECISION, FLOAT, INTEGER, BIGINT, SMALLINT,NUMERIC, DECIMAL, NUMBER, MONEY,GEOMETRY
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 indexesyesrestrictedNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnoFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
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++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith LuayesJavaScript and Erlangyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyesno infoBi-directional Spark integration
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 integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafjBASERiak KVVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Deploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises,...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Fast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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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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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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