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Aerospike vs Riak: What are the differences?

What is Aerospike? Flash-optimized in-memory open source NoSQL database. Aerospike is an open-source, modern database built from the ground up to push the limits of flash storage, processors and networks. It was designed to operate with predictable low latency at high throughput with uncompromising reliability – both high availability and ACID guarantees.

What is Riak? A distributed, decentralized data storage system. Riak is a distributed database designed to deliver maximum data availability by distributing data across multiple servers. As long as your client can reach one Riak server, it should be able to write data. In most failure scenarios, the data you want to read should be available, although it may not be the most up-to-date version of that data.

Aerospike can be classified as a tool in the "In-Memory Databases" category, while Riak is grouped under "Databases".

"Ram and/or ssd persistence " is the top reason why over 9 developers like Aerospike, while over 9 developers mention "High Performance " as the leading cause for choosing Riak.

Aerospike and Riak are both open source tools. Riak with 3.24K GitHub stars and 530 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Aerospike with 296 GitHub stars and 55 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Aerospike has a broader approval, being mentioned in 30 company stacks & 9 developers stacks; compared to Riak, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.

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Pros of Aerospike
Pros of Riak
  • 16
    Ram and/or ssd persistence
  • 12
    Easy clustering support
  • 5
    Easy setup
  • 4
    Acid
  • 3
    Petabyte Scale
  • 3
    Scale
  • 3
    Performance better than Redis
  • 2
    Ease of use
  • 14
    High Performance
  • 11
    High Availability
  • 9
    Easy Scalability
  • 5
    Flexible
  • 1
    Strong Consistency
  • 1
    Eventual Consistency
  • 1
    Distributed
  • 1
    Multi datacenter deployments
  • 1
    Reliable

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What is Aerospike?

Aerospike is an open-source, modern database built from the ground up to push the limits of flash storage, processors and networks. It was designed to operate with predictable low latency at high throughput with uncompromising reliability – both high availability and ACID guarantees.

What is Riak?

Riak is a distributed database designed to deliver maximum data availability by distributing data across multiple servers. As long as your client can reach one Riak server, it should be able to write data. In most failure scenarios, the data you want to read should be available, although it may not be the most up-to-date version of that data.

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What are some alternatives to Aerospike and Riak?
Redis
Redis is an open source (BSD licensed), in-memory data structure store, used as a database, cache, and message broker. Redis provides data structures such as strings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets with range queries, bitmaps, hyperloglogs, geospatial indexes, and streams.
Cassandra
Partitioning means that Cassandra can distribute your data across multiple machines in an application-transparent matter. Cassandra will automatically repartition as machines are added and removed from the cluster. Row store means that like relational databases, Cassandra organizes data by rows and columns. The Cassandra Query Language (CQL) is a close relative of SQL.
Elasticsearch
Elasticsearch is a distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine capable of storing data and searching it in near real time. Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats and Logstash are the Elastic Stack (sometimes called the ELK Stack).
Tarantool
It is designed to give you the flexibility, scalability, and performance that you want, as well as the reliability and manageability that you need in mission-critical applications
MongoDB
MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
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