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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Elasticsearch vs. Interbase vs. MySQL

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.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 metricLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.48
Rank#45  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score152.16
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score6.55
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1267.65
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperDataStaxElasticEmbarcaderoOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release2011201019841995
Current release6.7, December 20187.3.0, August 2019InterBase 2017, March 20178.0.19, 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud: Try out the official hosted Elasticsearch and Kibana offering available on AWS and GCP that's powered by the creators of Elasticsearch.Azure Database for MySQL: A fully managed, scalable MySQL relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
Implementation languageJavaJavaCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonono infoexport as XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyesInterbase Change ViewsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesES-Hadoop Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual 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 integritynonoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesMemcached and Redis integrationyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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Datastax EnterpriseElasticsearchInterbaseMySQL
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Elasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Open source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Search, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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More than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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The Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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