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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Snowflake vs. SWC-DB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS infoleveraging Apache Tinkerpop
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.78
Rank#61  Overall
#11  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score121.33
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#376  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteaerospike.comwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTube
DeveloperAerospikeSnowflake Computing Inc.Alex Kashirin
Initial release201220142020
Current release7.0, November 20230.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
TinkerPop Gremlin
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luauser defined functionsno
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes
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 configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACID
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafSnowflakeSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
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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News

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15 May 2024

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7 May 2024

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4 April 2024

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30 November 2023

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28 November 2023

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