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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Machbase vs. STSdb

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 metricThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.TimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineTime Series DBMSKey-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
Score2.62
Rank#95  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score0.07
Rank#307  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#296  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlwww.machbase.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlsupport.google.com/­gsadoc.machbase.com
DeveloperElasticGoogleMachbaseSTS Soft SC
Initial release2010200220132011
Current release7.3.0, August 2019V4.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercialcommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCC#
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factornone
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, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationnoyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentication via various security protocolssimple password-based access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
ElasticsearchGoogle Search ApplianceMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxSTSdb
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Distributed Query In Machbase Enterprise Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customers
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Samsung, POSCO, Hyundai heavy industries, SFA
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Real-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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