Aerospike 6 on AWS Graviton2 offers a 1.6x price-performance improvement

  • New Aerospike 6 benchmark deployed on AWS Graviton2 processors delivers 25 million transactions per second, 99% of which take less than 1 millisecond
  • Announcement follows recent launch of Aerospike Cloud on AWS

Aerospike, Inc., the leader in real-time data platforms, today announced a new version of Aerospike 6 running on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances powered by AWS Graviton2. Detailed in a new benchmark report, Get exceptional value for real-time workloads with Aerospike and AWS Graviton2, Aerospike 6 on AWS Graviton2 delivers proven price-performance benefits of up to 18% increased throughput while maintaining up to 27% lower costs. The test measures Amazon EC2 instances powered by AWS Graviton2 against comparable x86 instances running Aerospike 6, with 99% of transactions completed in 1 millisecond or less. (Source: Hakha Momeni, AWS Graviton price-performance calculations.)

Strong sustainability benefits

Aerospike is known to reduce servers and carbon footprint by 80%. A recent IEEE paper cited the importance of software over hardware affecting power consumption. Additionally, AWS Graviton2-based Amazon EC2 instances deliver better performance for greater energy efficiency, helping customers achieve their sustainability goals.

No compromise on performance

“AWS Graviton2-based instances provide secure, scalable cloud computing and better value for workloads in Amazon EC2,” said Andrew Affolter, Principal Engineering Manager, Snap Inc. Aerospike running on AWS Graviton2, we expect even better computation. and benefits in terms of value for money.

“Since its inception, Aerospike’s real-time data platform has been designed to take full advantage of the latest innovations in compute, memory and networking technologies,” said Subbu Iyer, CEO of ‘Aerospike. “The combination of Aerospike 6 running on the innovations provided by AWS Graviton2 once again gives Aerospike a significant price-performance advantage over any other solution on the market today.”

“Powered by C6gn instances based on AWS Graviton2, Aerospike customers will experience far better value and efficiency benefits than other architectures,” said Raj Pai, VP of management of Amazon EC2 products, Amazon Web Services. “Aerospike 6 on AWS Graviton2 makes it ideal for compute-intensive applications such as gaming, distributed analytics, ad serving, financial services, telecommunications, IoT, and more.”

Aerospike 6 running on Amazon EC2 instances powered by AWS Graviton2 joins the recently announced Aerospike Cloud and the successful Aerospike Cloud Managed Service to enable customers to further innovate in the cloud.

The Get exceptional value for real-time workloads with Aerospike and AWS Graviton2 benchmark will be showcased at re:Invent, November 28-December 2 in Las Vegas. Visitors can see demonstrations of Aerospike 6 running on AWS and Aerospike Cloud. You can learn more here.


About Aerospike

Aerospike unleashes the power of real-time data to meet the demands of The Right Now Economy. Global innovators and builders choose Aerospike’s real-time multi-model NoSQL data platform for its predictable sub-millisecond performance at unlimited scale with dramatically reduced infrastructure costs. With support for strong consistency and globally distributed multi-cloud environments, Aerospike is an essential part of the modern data stack for Adobe, Airtel, Criteo, DBS Bank, Experian, PayPal, Snap , Sony Interactive Entertainment and Wayfair. A global company, Aerospike is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in London, Bangalore and Tel Aviv.

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