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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Apache Drill vs. Elasticsearch vs. MongoDB vs. Nebula Graph

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA 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 metricOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engineDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.38
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score2.67
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#52  Relational DBMS
Score154.71
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score488.22
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score1.04
Rank#170  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storedrill.apache.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.mongodb.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdrill.apache.org/­docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationElasticMongoDB, IncVesoft Inc.
Initial release20162012201020092019
Current release1.18.0, September 20207.8.0, June 20204.4.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.Strong typed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query languageRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BISQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
proprietary protocol using JSONBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C++.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesJavaScript
Triggersnonoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Causal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesES-Hadoop Connectoryesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnonoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes infooptionalyes infousing RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data sourceMemcached and Redis integrationyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access control
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreApache DrillElasticsearchMongoDBNebula Graph
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Nebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Nebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Currently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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125 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day), over...
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At our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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Nebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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