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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Hazelcast vs. Hive

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonHive  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 metricA widely adopted in-memory data griddata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score151.44
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score8.36
Rank#45  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score84.24
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchhazelcast.comhive.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlhazelcast.org/­documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperElasticHazelcastApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release201020082012
Current release7.3.0, August 20193.12.2, August 20193.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoReplicated Mapselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectoryesyes 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 or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
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 integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles
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Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customers
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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