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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Firebird vs. Heroic vs. Manticore Search vs. TigerGraph

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  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 metricFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources. Forked of and compatible with Sphinx.A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score152.16
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score21.82
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#248  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#290  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.87
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.firebirdsql.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexmanticoresearch.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.manticoresearch.com/­latest/­html
github.com/­manticoresoftware/­manticoresearch
docs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperElasticFirebird FoundationSpotifyManticore Software
Initial release20102000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase201420172017
Current release7.3.0, August 20193.0.5, 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++JavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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 infovia Elasticsearchyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Proprietary protocolGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPSQLnonoyes
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornononoyes
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes
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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptnoRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
ElasticsearchFirebirdHeroicManticore SearchTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customers
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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