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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
Score131.36
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearch
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­index.html
DeveloperElastic
Initial release2010
Current release6.2.4, April 2018
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
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no

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