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Redis Vs Aerospike

Comparison Index Redis Aerospike
Introduction Redis is in-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker. Aerospike is a flash-optimized in-memory NoSQL Database.
Primary database model Key-value store Key-value store
Official Website
Technical documentation
Developed By Salvatore Sanfilippo Aerospike
Initial release 2009 2012
License Open Source Open Source
Cloud-based No No
Implementation language Redis is written and implemented in C language. Aerospike is also written and implemented in C language.
Server operating systems BSD, Linux, OS X, Windows Linux
Data scheme schema-free schema-free
XML support No No
Secondary indexes No Yes
APIs and other access methods proprietary protocol Proprietary protocol,JDBC
Supported programming languages C, C#, C++, Clojure, Crystal, D, Dart, Elixir, Erlang, Fancy, Go, Haskell, Haxe, Java, JavaScript (Node.js), Lisp, Lua, MatLab, Objective-C, OCaml info, Perl, PHP, Prolog, Pure Data, Python, R, Rebol, Ruby, Rust, Scala, Scheme, Smalltalk, Tcl .Net, C, C#, C++, Erlang, Go, Java, JavaScript (Node.js), Lua, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts Lua user defined functions
Triggers No No
Partitioning methods Sharding Sharding
Replication methods Master-slave replication Selectable replication factor
MapReduce No Yes
Consistency concepts Eventual Consistency Eventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configuration
Foreign keys No No
Transaction concepts Optimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts Atomic execution of operations
Concurrency Yes Yes
Durability Yes Yes
In-memory capabilities Yes Yes
User concepts Simple password-based access control Access rights for users and roles
Special Characterstics Redis is ranked as world?s fastest database. It reduces application complexity, simplifies development, accelerates time to market and provides unprecedented flexibility to developers with its visionary data structures and modules. Aerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable performance at scale, superior uptime, and high availability at the lowest cost compared to first-generation NoSQL or relational databases. Aerospike was mainly built with a highly parallelized architecture to support real-time, Big Data-driven applications that cost-effectively scale up and out.
Comparing Advantages Redis is an in-memory database platform provides support of wide range of data structures such as strings, hashes, sets, lists, sorted sets, bitmaps, hyperloglogs, and geospatial indexes. Redis provides effortless scaling in a fully automated manner by overseeing all the operations of sharding, re-sharding, migration. It also includes persistence, instant automatic failure detection, backup and recovery, and in-memory replication across racks, zones, datacenters, regions, and cloud platforms. Optimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically Auto-sharding & auto-healing Smart clients Proven mission-critical deployments in renowned companies across many industries
Key Customers Key customers of Redis are: Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor,, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker, Staples, Intuit, Groupon, Shutterfly, KPMG, TD Bank, UnitedHealthcare, RingCentral, The Motley Fool, Bleacher Report, HipChat, Salesforce, Hotel Tonight, Cirruspath,, Xignite, Chargify, Rumble Entertainment, Scopely, Havas Digital, Revmob, MSN, Bleacher Report, Mobli, TMZ, Klarna, Shopify etc. Key customers of Aerospike are: Nielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services (confidential). Partners include Intel, Samsung, Amazon Web Services, Cloudera, Dell and Pivotal
Market Metrics Redis Labs consists of more than 60000 customers globally and is consistently ranked as a leader in top analyst reports on NoSQL, in-memory and operational databases. Redis is rated as no. 1 cloud database, no.1 database in Docker, no.1 NoSQL datastore, most popular NoSQL database in container. Aerospike is a combination of speed, scalability, and reliability. It delivers 10 times performance or 1/10th the cost compared to other databases.

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