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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Faircom DB vs. Hive

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonHive  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 metricNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score134.79
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.31
Rank#298  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#137  Relational DBMS
Score64.82
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbhive.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.faircom.com/­docs/­en/­UUID-7446ae34-a1a7-c843-c894-d5322e395184.htmlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperElasticFairCom CorporationApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release201019792012
Current release8.6, January 2023V12, November 20203.1.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic Licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyes
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 indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
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, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanotunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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