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December 10, 2019

Aerospike Announces the General Availability of Aerospike Version 4.8

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., December 10, 2019 – Aerospike Inc., the global leader in next-generation, real-time NoSQL data solutions, today announced the general availability of version 4.8. This latest release further enhances Aerospike’s Hybrid-Memory Architecture to enable both database indexes and data to be stored in Intel Optane DC persistent memory.

Aerospike is not like traditional NoSQL and in-memory databases that experience long reboot times during unexpected service disruptions and scheduled maintenance and migrations, which, for mission-critical applications, can result in millions of dollars of lost revenue and lost customers. In addition, legacy NoSQL databases are not durable enough for applications where lost data can result in regulatory compliance issues and significant financial penalties. Aerospike 4.8, with indices and data stored in PMEM, ensures every single write is confirmed to disk with no data loss at performance levels exceeding prior releases.

Aerospike 4.8 can be configured with both indices and data stored in persistent memory. Storing indices in persistent memory allows a node to be restarted in minutes, rather than hours typical of traditional NoSQL and in-memory databases. This can save millions of dollars that would otherwise result from scheduled maintenance and cloud migrations. Storing data in persistent memory additionally boosts operational performance because of near-DRAM levels of latency and throughput. Combined with strong consistency, Aerospike can provide the durability required for mission-critical applications, where lost data can result in regulatory compliance issues and significant financial penalties.

“Aerospike’s unique, hardware-optimized NoSQL database platform unlocks ultra-fast runtime performance, unlike alternative solutions that are not as deeply integrated with the underlying hardware,” said Srini Srinivasan, chief product officer and founder, Aerospike. “Aerospike Enterprise Edition release 4.8 eliminates the tradeoffs between durability and performance and initial testing shows a 50 percent increase in performance over previous versions while maintaining maximum durability to protect data and transaction integrity.”

Hardware Optimized Data Platform for Machine Speed and Scale

Last year, Aerospike became the first commercially available open database to support Intel Optane DC persistent memory, a new class of memory and storage technology architected specifically for data-intensive applications that require extremely low latency, high durability and strong data consistency. Recently, Aerospike was the first commercial database to support the Intel Ethernet 800 Series with Application Device Queues (ADQ) on second generation Intel Xeon Scalable platforms.

“Intel Optane DC persistent memory delivers a combination of data persistence and DRAM-like performance, a powerful combination in the hands of innovative developers like Aerospike,” said Alper Ilkbahar, vice president and general manager of the Memory & Storage Products Group at Intel. “Near-instantaneous commitment of every transaction to Intel’s persistent memory advances NoSQL database resilience and reliability not previously possible without prohibitive expense.”

“Many forward-looking enterprises today are looking to reap the benefits of data-rich, real-time modern applications that can be deployed at scale,” said James Curtis, senior analyst, Data, AI & Analytics at 451 Research. “Aerospike, with its hybrid-memory architecture that blends hardware, storage and memory architecture, is targeting the modern applications space, giving enterprises an alternative database choice in a highly competitive space.”

Aerospike 4.8 will be generally available in December 2019. For a full list of Aerospike 4.8 features, please visit the Aerospike blog or download the latest data sheet.

About Aerospike

Aerospike is the global leader in next-generation, real-time NoSQL data solutions for any scale. Aerospike enterprises overcome seemingly impossible data bottlenecks to compete and win with a fraction of the infrastructure complexity and cost of legacy NoSQL databases. Aerospike’s patented Hybrid Memory Architecture delivers an unbreakable competitive advantage by unlocking the full potential of modern hardware, delivering previously unimaginable value from vast amounts of data at the edge, to the core and in the cloud. Aerospike empowers customers to instantly fight fraud; dramatically increase shopping cart size; deploy global digital payment networks; and deliver instant, one-to-one personalization for millions of customers. Aerospike customers include Airtel, Baidu, Banca d’Italia, Nielsen, PayPal, Snap, Verizon Media and Wayfair. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., with additional locations in London; Bengaluru, India; and Or Yehuda, Israel.

Source: Aerospike