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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. Elasticsearch vs. SQream DB

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  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 metrica GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.56
Rank#61  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score135.74
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.85
Rank#223  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchsqream.com
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.sqream.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationElasticSQream Technologies
Initial release199720102017
Current release10.17.1.0, November 20238.6, January 20232022.1.6, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoElastic Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyesuser defined functions in Python
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesMemcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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