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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Firebolt vs. SWC-DB

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonFirebolt  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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 metricHighly scalable cloud data warehouse and analytics product infoForked from ClickhouseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score132.83
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.73
Rank#140  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#364  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.firebolt.iogithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.firebolt.io
DeveloperElasticFirebolt Analytics Inc.Alex Kashirin
Initial release201020202020
Current release8.6, January 20230.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 languageyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.Net
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesdepending on storage layer
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, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationno

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