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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Elasticsearch vs. Google Search Appliance

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.A 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.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#206  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#99  Relational DBMS
Score151.44
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score2.81
Rank#91  Overall
#10  Search engines
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.html
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlsupport.google.com/­gsa
DeveloperFairCom CorporationElasticGoogle
Initial release197920102002
Current releaseV11.5, November 20177.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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 indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
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.yesMemcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.User authentication via various security protocols
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACEElasticsearchGoogle Search Appliance
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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Elasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Open source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Search, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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More than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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The Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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