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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. Manticore Search

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneA 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 metricMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Search engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar Library
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.95
Rank#180  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score154.33
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.08
Rank#322  Overall
#20  Search engines
Websitecrate.iowww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchmanticoresearch.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlmanual.manticoresearch.com
DeveloperCrateElasticManticore Software
Initial release201320102017
Current release7.8.0, June 20204.2, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentFixed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Boolean
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.nonoCan index from XML
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
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
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Binary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
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
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesSynchronous replication based on Galera library
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 strategynoyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsno
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CrateDBElasticsearchManticore Search
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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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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