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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. EsgynDB vs. Google Cloud Datastore

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA 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 metricEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud Platform
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score150.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.16
Rank#265  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score5.25
Rank#58  Overall
#9  Document stores
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchesgyn.comcloud.google.com/­datastore
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlesgyn.com/­developerscloud.google.com/­datastore/­docs
DeveloperElasticEsgynGoogle
Initial release201020152008
Current release7.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, details here
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language (GQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Community Contributed Clients
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Proceduresusing Google App Engine
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoCallbacks using the Google Apps Engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication between multi datacentersMulti-Master replication using Paxos
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectoryesyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflow
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor paths
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactions
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.Memcached and Redis integrationnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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ElasticsearchEsgynDBGoogle Cloud Datastore
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Capabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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EsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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Typical application scenarios
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Ideally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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Key customers
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EsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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Market metricsMore than 250 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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EsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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