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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. FaunaDB

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)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 metricStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicity
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.22
Rank#260  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score149.13
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.95
Rank#154  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#75  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchfauna.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.fauna.com
DeveloperSoftmotionsElasticFauna, Inc.
Initial release201220102014
Current release7.7.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaScala
Server operating systemsserver-lessAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMasterless
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual 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 integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
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.Memcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access control
More information provided by the system vendor
EJDBElasticsearchFaunaDB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Key customers
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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