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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Elasticsearch vs. Nebula Graph vs. TerminusDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessA 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, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelWide column storeSearch engineGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.36
Rank#262  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score155.76
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.10
Rank#167  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#288  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
terminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.nebula-graph.ioterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAlibabaElasticVesoft Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2016201020192018
Current release7.8.0, June 20204.0, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentStrong typed schemayes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes 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-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesCausal Clustering using Raft protocolJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornono
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 integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensRole-based access controlRole-based access control
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreElasticsearchNebula GraphTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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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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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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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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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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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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Nebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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