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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. GridDB

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  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 metricScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big Data
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score153.84
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.83
Rank#184  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchgriddb.net
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.griddb.net
DeveloperElasticToshiba Corporation
Initial release20102013
Current release7.8.0, June 20204.5, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
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 infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestamp
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
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
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 nodesyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop ConnectorConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobs
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 within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID at container level
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 controlAccess rights for users can be defined per database
More information provided by the system vendor
ElasticsearchGridDB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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GitHub trending repository
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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 license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Related products and services
3rd partiesElastic Cloud: Try the official managed Elasticsearch.
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