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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Percona Server for MySQL

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  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.Enhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score148.40
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score2.77
Rank#94  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score2.57
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-server
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlsupport.google.com/­gsawww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATEST
DeveloperElasticGooglePercona
Initial release201020022008
Current release7.3.0, August 20198.0.17-8, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
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, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
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 integrationnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentication via various security protocolsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
More information provided by the system vendor
ElasticsearchGoogle Search AppliancePercona Server for MySQL
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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100% drop in replacement for MySQL Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Open source product means improved ROI and no vendor lock-in MyRocks reduces write-amplification...
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Typical application scenarios
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Transaction-based web site E-commerce applications Structured and predictable data...
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Key customers
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Facebook Bloomberg EA Sports Advertise.com Rent the Runway Pepper.com Pivotal Big...
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Market metricsMore than 250 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Over 4,500,000 downloads 1000+ customers. Awarded Bronze Stevie® Award winner ​
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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Open source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
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