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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. EventStoreDB vs. XTDB

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  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 metricIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.A general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelSearch engineEvent StoreDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score135.35
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.10
Rank#179  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score0.11
Rank#343  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.eventstore.comgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
www.xtdb.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldevelopers.eventstore.comwww.xtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperElasticEvent Store LimitedJuxt Ltd.
Initial release201020122019
Current release8.6, January 202321.2, February 20211.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen SourceOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaClojure
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagelimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectorno
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 integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integration

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