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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. RocksDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.70
Rank#57  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score3.65
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comrocksdb.org
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAerospikeFacebook, Inc.
Initial release20122013
Current release4.8.0.3, January 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
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luano
Triggersnono
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/Reduceno
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 integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyno
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafRocksDB
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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