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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. EsgynDB vs. SAP IQ

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  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 TrafodionColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score150.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.16
Rank#265  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score4.78
Rank#63  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchesgyn.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlesgyn.com/­developershelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperElasticEsgynSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201020151994
Current release7.3.0, August 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Community Contributed Clients
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Proceduresyes
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication between multi datacentersSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop ConnectoryesHadoop integration
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ElasticsearchEsgynDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
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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