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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Elasticsearch vs. Heroic vs. Manticore Search vs. TigerGraph

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityA 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 metricTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources. Forked of and compatible with Sphinx.A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.12
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score152.16
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.27
Rank#248  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#290  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.87
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexmanticoresearch.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.manticoresearch.com/­latest/­html
github.com/­manticoresoftware/­manticoresearch
docs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperCognitectElasticSpotifyManticore Software
Initial release20122010201420172017
Current release0.9.5951, July 20197.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ClojureJavaJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Proprietary protocolGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyesnonoyes
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentMemcached and Redis integrationnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
DatomicElasticsearchHeroicManticore SearchTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customers
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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