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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. Elasticsearch vs. FileMaker vs. SingleStore vs. ToroDB

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationA 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 metricFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score157.69
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#337  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websiteaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.singlestore.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.singlestore.comwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperAxibase CorporationElasticFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSingleStore Inc.8Kdata
Initial release20132010198320132016
Current release155857.8.0, June 202019.4.1, November 20217.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoElastic Licensecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++, GoJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.nonoyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes infovia pluginsyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
PHPBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyesyes
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infohash partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesES-Hadoop Connectornono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users and roles
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AxibaseElasticsearchFileMakerSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLToroDB
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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