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DBMS > AgensGraph vs. Elasticsearch vs. Graph Engine vs. Kdb+

System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Elasticsearch vs. Graph Engine vs. Kdb+

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLA 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 metricA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engineGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#371  Overall
#37  Graph DBMS
#154  Relational DBMS
Score151.07
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.21
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score7.68
Rank#58  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitebitnine.netwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.graphengine.iokx.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualcode.kx.com
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.ElasticMicrosoftKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release2016201020102000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release2.1, December 20187.8.0, June 20203.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava.NET and Cq
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM.NETLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integrationyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accounts

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