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Elasticsearch System Properties

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NameElasticsearch
DescriptionA modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score120.00
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Search engines
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearch
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­index.html
DeveloperElastic
Initial release2010
Current release5.6.0, September 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)no
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
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, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes

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Thousands of Elasticsearch Servers Hijacked to Host PoS Malware
13 September 2017, Threatpost

POS Attacks Possible as Different Types of Malware Infect 4000 ElasticSearch Servers
14 September 2017, Security Intelligence (blog)

Over 4000 ElasticSearch Servers Found Hosting PoS Malware Files
13 September 2017, BleepingComputer

Shoddily-set-up Elastisearch hosting point-of-sale malware
14 September 2017, The Register

Elasticsearch malware botnet: Over 4000 servers found hosting two popular strains of PoS malware
13 September 2017, International Business Times UK

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