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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Graphite vs. SpaceTime

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  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 metricData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score144.93
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score6.72
Rank#62  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#6  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlgraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperElasticChris DavisMireo
Initial release201020062020
Current release7.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaPythonC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Unix
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 indexednono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
Sockets
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
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, allnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
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 integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes

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