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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. GigaSpaces vs. Hive

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonHive  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 metricHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented Transactionsdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score135.74
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.27
Rank#184  Overall
#31  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score65.81
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.gigaspaces.comhive.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperElasticGigaspaces TechnologiesApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release201020002012
Current release8.6, January 202315.5, September 20203.1.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .NetJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes, event driven architectureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectoryes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
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 infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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