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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Heroic vs. Informix vs. Manticore Search vs. TigerGraph

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  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 metricTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources. Forked of and compatible with Sphinx.A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score152.16
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.27
Rank#248  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score24.89
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#290  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.87
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixmanticoresearch.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
docs.manticoresearch.com/­latest/­html
github.com/­manticoresoftware/­manticoresearch
docs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperElasticSpotifyIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Manticore Software
Initial release20102014198420172017
Current release7.3.0, August 201914.10.FC3, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC, C++ and JavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesnoyes
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 indexedyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesnoyes
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornononoyes
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, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsnoRole-based access control
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ElasticsearchHeroicInformixManticore SearchTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customers
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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