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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. EJDB vs. Elasticsearch

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)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 metric
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.07
Rank#312  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#272  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score152.32
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Websitewww.bigobject.ioejdb.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearch
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iogithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.html
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.SoftmotionsElastic
Initial release201520122010
Current release7.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
server-lessAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes
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 indexesyesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared libraryJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoyes
Triggersnonoyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoES-Hadoop Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
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.yesMemcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlnono
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BigObjectEJDBElasticsearch
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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