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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Faircom DB vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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.Microsofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score152.34
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.52
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score1015.30
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmllearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperElasticFairCom CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release201019791989
Current release7.8.0, June 2020V12, November 2020SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++C++
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
Linux
Windows
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
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#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
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).yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornono
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanotunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACID
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 integrationyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
ElasticsearchFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEMicrosoft SQL Server
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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