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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. TerminusDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS infoleveraging Apache Tinkerpop
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
Graph DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.16
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#7  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
#2  Vector DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#320  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Score3.90
Rank#74  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comterminusdb.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#docs.timescale.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeDataChemist Ltd.Timescale
Initial release201220182017
Current release7.1, May 202411.0.0, January 20232.15.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCProlog, RustC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)yes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
TinkerPop Gremlin
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingGraph Partitioningyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorJournaling StreamsSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory journalingyes
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 onlyRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemistTimescaleDB
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

Aerospike Appoints Venkatesh Guntur as Country Head for Southeast Asia
25 June 2024

Aerospike, AWS, Google, Glean, and other Industry Leaders Speaking at Real-time Data Summit 2024
5 June 2024

Aerospike a Winner in 2024 Business Sustainability Awards
22 May 2024

New Aerospike Release Lets Enterprises Consolidate Expensive Legacy Cache And Database Platforms
15 May 2024

Aerospike Recognized by Independent Research Firm Among Notable Vendors in Vector Databases Report
7 May 2024

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Recent citations in the news

Aerospike raises $109M for its real-time database platform to capitalize on the AI boom
4 April 2024, TechCrunch

Aerospike Cloud: Scalable Real-time Database-as-a-Service with AWS SaaS Factory Support
5 July 2024, AWS Blog

Aerospike Raises $109M For Accelerated Database Development, Market Expansion
4 April 2024, CRN

Databases must evolve beyond traditional graph models: Aerospike - Data and Analytics - Leadership
8 July 2024, iTnews Asia

Aerospike set to grow real time database for AI with $109M raise
4 April 2024, VentureBeat

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How TerminusDB is commercializing its open source graph database
16 March 2021, VentureBeat

TerminusDB Takes on Data Collaboration with a git-Like Approach
1 December 2020, The New Stack

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TimescaleDB Is a Vector Database Now, Too
25 September 2023, Datanami

Timescale Acquires PopSQL to Bring a Modern, Collaborative SQL GUI to PostgreSQL Developers
4 April 2024, PR Newswire

Power IoT and time-series workloads with TimescaleDB for Azure Database for PostgreSQL
18 March 2019, Microsoft

Timescale Valuation Rockets to Over $1B with $110M Round, Marking the Explosive Rise of Time-Series Data
22 February 2022, Business Wire

TimescaleDB goes distributed; implements ‘Chunking’ over ‘Sharding’ for scaling-out
22 August 2019, Packt Hub

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