DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Elasticsearch vs. FoundationDB vs. JaguarDB

System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. FoundationDB vs. JaguarDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
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 metricOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applications
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score148.91
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#26  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#82  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.foundationdb.orgwww.datajaguar.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.datajaguar.com/­support.php
DeveloperElasticFoundationDBDataJaguar, Inc.
Initial release201020132015
Current release7.3.0, August 20196.2.11, November 20192.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud: Try out the official hosted Elasticsearch and Kibana offering available on AWS and GCP that's powered by the creators of Elasticsearch.
Implementation languageJavaC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingyes
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 indexednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagesupported in specific SQL layer onlyA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesin SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesMaster-master replication
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, allLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
ElasticsearchFoundationDBJaguarDB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
» more
SQL support, group by, order by, join
» more
Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
» more
Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
» more
Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
» more
IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
» more
Key customers
» more
Quantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
» more
Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
» more
Advertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
» more
Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesElastic Cloud: Try the official hosted Elasticsearch.
» more

Dremio: Analyze your data with standard SQL and any BI tool. Accelerate your queries up to 1,000x.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
ElasticsearchFoundationDBJaguarDB
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Elasticsearch moved into the top 10 most popular database management systems
3 July 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

A hacker has wiped, defaced more than 15,000 Elasticsearch servers
3 April 2020, ZDNet

Elasticsearch database, unprotected and readily available, exposes 5 billion records
3 April 2020, TechGenix

Instaclustr Adds Elasticsearch to its Band of Managed Open Source Data-Layer Technologies
30 March 2020, Database Trends and Applications

Unprotected Elasticsearch Server Leaks 5 Billion Records
20 March 2020, CISO MAG

Instaclustr Offering Fully Managed Open Source Elasticsearch on AWS
30 March 2020, Yahoo Finance

provided by Google News

Ex-Wolves skipper Danny Batth delivers hundreds of food parcels to Russells Hall Hospital
3 April 2020, expressandstar.com

Premier League clubs to discuss players' wage cuts as goodwill gestures continue
3 April 2020, The National

`Enough stress' - Stoke City defender explains generous offering to front line NHS staff
2 April 2020, Stoke-on-Trent Live

Beyond the mainstream database offerings
26 March 2020, Corporate IT

FoundationDB, a very interesting NoSQL database owned by Apple, is now an open-source project
19 April 2018, GeekWire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

DevOps Engineer - Remote - Jr. Level
Pagely, Remote

Elasticsearch Engineer (ELK - Elastic, Logstash, Kibana)
ShorePoint, Reston, VA

Golang Backend Developer
Essani International LLC, Remote

Java Developer - Elasticsearch Specialist
Gigasearch LLC, San Francisco, CA

Solr Architect
Numentica LLC, Cupertino, CA

Data Scientist
Lucas Systems, Wexford, PA

Data Scientist
Lucas Systems, Inc., Wexford, PA

Software Engineer - Platform Integration
ANDURIL INDUSTRIES, Irvine, CA

Wikibuy Senior DevOps Engineer
Capital One - US, Austin, TX

Wikibuy Senior Manager, DevOps Engineering
Capital One - US, Austin, TX

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandraâ„¢ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Present your product here