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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Elasticsearch vs. Memgraph

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.A 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 hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.58
Rank#124  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score148.81
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.06
Rank#303  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchmemgraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlmemgraph.com/­docs
DeveloperBaseX GmbHElasticMemgraph Ltd
Initial release200720102017
Current release9.2.3, July 20197.2.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Community Contributed Clients
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyes infovia eventsyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMulti-Master replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernoACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes
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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsUsers, roles and permissions
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BaseXElasticsearchMemgraph
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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Market metricsMore than 250 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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