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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Elasticsearch vs. Riak KV

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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 metricDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engineKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.12
Rank#273  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
#127  Relational DBMS
Score152.16
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score5.47
Rank#58  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitebitnine.netwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchbasho.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.html
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.ElasticBasho Technologies
Initial release201620102009
Current release2.1, December 20187.3.0, August 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexedrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectoryes
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, allEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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AgensGraphElasticsearchRiak KV
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Key customers
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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