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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Dgraph vs. Elasticsearch vs. EsgynDB vs. NuoDB

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA 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 metricEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.90
Rank#186  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score1.81
Rank#127  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Score160.24
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.27
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score1.10
Rank#167  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iodgraph.iowww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.esgyn.cnnuodb.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdgraph.io/­docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperCrateDgraph Labs, Inc.ElasticEsgynNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release20132016201020152013
Current release7.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoJavaC++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyesJava Stored ProceduresJava, SQL
Triggersnonoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesShardingShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSynchronous replication via RaftyesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoES-Hadoop Connectoryesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDnoACIDACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integrationnoyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Horizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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