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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. SingleStore vs. VelocityDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.95
Rank#63  Overall
#12  Document stores
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score7.81
Rank#58  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#34  Graph DBMS
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comwww.singlestore.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdocs.singlestore.comvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeSingleStore Inc.VelocityDB Inc
Initial release201220132011
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20227.6, November 20217.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, modern cloud database for both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) workloads. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities
Implementation languageCC++, GoC#
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux info64 bit version requiredAny that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesno
TriggersnonoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infohash partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reduceno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
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 integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
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 onlyFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesBased on Windows Authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLVelocityDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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News

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2 November 2022

Aerospike Appoints Martin James to Lead EMEA
14 September 2022

Aerospike Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-growing Companies in America
17 August 2022

Aerospike Announces Record 2022 First Half
27 July 2022

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