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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. EsgynDB vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Riak KV

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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 TrafodionThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score151.44
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.16
Rank#265  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score2.81
Rank#91  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score5.39
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchesgyn.comenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlbasho.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlesgyn.com/­developerssupport.google.com/­gsa
DeveloperElasticEsgynGoogleBasho Technologies
Initial release2010201520022009
Current release7.3.0, August 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++, JavaErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored ProceduresJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication between multi datacentersMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectoryesnoyes
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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-standardUser authentication via various security protocolsno
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ElasticsearchEsgynDBGoogle Search ApplianceRiak KV
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 scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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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 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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EsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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