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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. Elasticsearch vs. Quasardb vs. TypeDB

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.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 metricDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.97
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score160.75
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#198  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#95  Relational DBMS
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchquasardb.netvaticle.com
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldoc.quasardb.netdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationElasticquasardbVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release1997201020092016
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20207.8.0, June 20203.1, January 20192.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP APIgRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorwith Hadoop integrationyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
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, allImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesMemcached and Redis integrationyes infoTransient modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Derby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBElasticsearchQuasardbTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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