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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. GridDB vs. Impala

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  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 DataAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score141.16
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score2.05
Rank#139  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score17.99
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchgriddb.netwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.griddb.netdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperElasticToshiba CorporationCloudera
Initial release201020132013
Current release7.8.0, June 20205.1, August 20224.1.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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 indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
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 jobsyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
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 containersEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID at container levelno
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 integrationyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos
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ElasticsearchGridDBImpala
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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