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DBMS > Elasticsearch vs. etcd vs. FoundationDB vs. jBASE

System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. etcd vs. FoundationDB vs. jBASE

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 metricA distributed reliable key-value storeOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Multivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score157.72
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score10.96
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score1.30
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score1.68
Rank#133  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
www.foundationdb.orgwww.jbase.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmletcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
apple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.zumasys.com/­jbase
DeveloperElasticFoundationDBZumasys
Initial release201020131991
Current release7.8.0, June 20203.4, August 20196.2.28, November 20205.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono infosome layers support typingoptional
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 indexednono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenosupported in specific SQL layer onlyEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
gRPC
JSON over HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoin SQL-layer onlyyes
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes, watching key changesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.yesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornonono
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 ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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