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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. Elasticsearch vs. FileMaker
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|Name||Blueflood Xexclude from comparison||Elasticsearch Xexclude from comparison||FileMaker Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Scalable TimeSeries DBMS based on Cassandra||A distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene Elasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metric||FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.|
|Primary database model||Time Series DBMS||Search engine||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||Rackspace||Elastic||FileMaker a subsidiary of Apple|
|Current release||8.6, January 2023||19.4.1, November 2021|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache 2.0||Open Source Elastic License||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux|
|All OS with a Java VM||iOS client part only|
|Data scheme||predefined scheme||schema-free Flexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||no||yes A http query request can return the data in XML format|
|Secondary indexes||no||yes All search fields are automatically indexed||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||SQL-like query language||yes via plugins|
|APIs and other access methods||HTTP REST||Java API|
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|Supported programming languages||.Net|
Community Contributed Clients
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||no||yes||yes|
|Triggers||no||yes by using the 'percolation' feature||yes|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding based on Cassandra||Sharding||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||selectable replication factor based on Cassandra||yes||Source-replica replication, warm standby since Version 14|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||ES-Hadoop Connector||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Eventual Consistency based on Cassandra|
Immediate Consistency based on Cassandra
|Eventual Consistency Synchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||no||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no||no||no|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no||Memcached and Redis integration|
|User concepts Access control||no||simple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services|
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