DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Aerospike vs. Elasticsearch vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Microsoft Access vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Elasticsearch vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Microsoft Access vs. STSdb

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineSearch engineRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.88
Rank#51  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score152.16
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score128.06
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#286  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlsupport.google.com/­gsamsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperAerospikeElasticGoogleMicrosoftSTS Soft SC
Initial release20122010200219922011
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20207.3.0, August 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud: Try out the official hosted Elasticsearch and Kibana offering available on AWS and GCP that's powered by the creators of Elasticsearch.
Implementation languageCJavaC++C#
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesMaster-slave replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/ReduceES-Hadoop Connectornonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesMemcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyUser authentication via various security protocolsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003no
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafElasticsearchGoogle Search ApplianceMicrosoft AccessSTSdb
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
» more
Elasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
» more
Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
» more
Open source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
» more
Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
» more
Search, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
» more
Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
» more

» more
Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
» more
More than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
» more
The Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesElastic Cloud: Try the official hosted Elasticsearch.
» more

Dremio: Analyze your data with standard SQL and any BI tool. Accelerate your queries up to 1,000x.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafElasticsearchGoogle Search ApplianceMicrosoft AccessSTSdb
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Elasticsearch moved into the top 10 most popular database management systems
3 July 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

MS Access drops in DB-Engines Ranking
2 May 2013, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server regained rank 2 in the DB-Engines popularity ranking
3 December 2012, Matthias Gelbmann

New DB-Engines Ranking shows the popularity of database management systems
3 October 2012, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

The Business Benefits of Choosing Aerospike Database
16 January 2020, Appinventiv

NoSQL Database Market 2020 Specification, Growth Drivers, Industry Analysis Forecast – 2024): DynamoDB, ObjectLabs Corporation, Skyll, & more
25 February 2020, Nyse Nasdaq Live

Operational Database Management Systems (Opdbms) Software Market | Top Leading Countries, Companies And Forecast 2024 : Oracle, Microsoft, SAP SE, IBM, Amazon Web Services, Google, Fujitsu, MarkLogic, InterSystems, MongoDB, Aerospike, Datastax, Redis Labs
25 February 2020, News Parents

Global In-Memory Database Market-Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020-2025)
25 February 2020, Nyse Nasdaq Live

Aerospike Secures $32 Million Series D To Further Grow Its High-Scale NoSQL Database Platform
18 November 2019, Crunchbase News

provided by Google News

Decathlon Leaks 123 Million Records via Insecure Elasticsearch Server
25 February 2020, Computer Business Review

Taming data transfer costs with Elasticsearch | Info
4 February 2020, The Guardian

Elastic Announces the General Availability of Elastic App Search on Elasticsearch Service
4 February 2020, Business Wire

Elastic Stack 7.6.0 Released
11 February 2020, Yahoo Finance

App Search on Elasticsearch Service launches
6 February 2020, App Developer Magazine

provided by Google News

So Long Google Search Appliance
4 February 2016, Fortune

Google Search Appliance May Be Gone, But Category Lives On
27 May 2016, Fortune

What is a Google Search Appliance?
8 January 2014, TechRepublic

Elastic Is Looking a Lot Like Google 10 Years Ago
10 June 2019, Motley Fool

Google Search Appliance Fades Away
9 February 2016, CMSWire

provided by Google News

Design Consultant- Security, Surveillance, Access | Careers
25 February 2020, MarketScale

Classes offered at Fox Valley Technical College, Wautoma Regional Center this spring
19 February 2020, Waushara Argus

MS Society launches 'first-of-its-kind' fatigue course
18 February 2020, PharmaTimes

HARTRON recruitment 2020: Applications invited for various vacancies
25 February 2020, Times of India

Microsoft SharePoint in a poor man's language
24 February 2020, Daily Trust

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Solutions Architects - NoSQL and In-Memory Database
Amazon Web Services, Inc., United States

Staff Database Engineer
Visa, Austin, TX

Data Engineer
SoftVision - North America & UK, Alpharetta, GA

DevOps Engineer
Microsoft, New York, NY

Product Operations Engineer
Aerospike, Mountain View, CA

Junior Backend PHP Developer
Thalento Polska, Remote

Systems Administrator (Remote, United States)
Gaggle Net, Inc., Remote

DevOps Engineer - ElasticSearch/Cassandra
CrowdStrike, Remote

Apps Developer
Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC

Amazon DocumentDB Specialist SA
Amazon Web Services, Inc., New York, NY

IT Architect
New York City DEPT OF INFO TECH & TELECOMM, Brooklyn, NY

.NET Developer - ICIT
University of Wisconsin System, Whitewater, WI

eComm Channel Merchandiser, Zoro
Zoro Tools, Chicago, IL

Lead Middleware Engineer
Discover Financial Services, Riverwoods, IL

MS-Access/SQL-Server Developer
ALPAC, Inc, Ann Arbor, MI

MS Access Programer
Rattan Consulting, Oklahoma City, OK

Shipper Support Specialist, Amazon Transportation Services
Amazon.com Services LLC, Tempe, AZ

HAI Prevalence Surveillance Epidemiologist
Foundation for Atlanta Veterans Education and Research, Inc., Decatur, GA

Database Administrator_Remote
Sawdey Solution Services, Inc., Remote

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Present your product here