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

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  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 ElasticSearchOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources. Forked of and compatible with Sphinx.NCache is a 100% .NET / .NET Core Open Source in-memory distributed cache.A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSSearch engineKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score150.50
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.51
Rank#226  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#311  Overall
#16  Search engines
Score1.26
Rank#148  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score1.13
Rank#159  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexmanticoresearch.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.manticoresearch.com/­latest/­html
github.com/­manticoresoftware/­manticoresearch
www.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperElasticSpotifyManticore SoftwareAlachisoft
Initial release20102014201720052017
Current release7.8.0, June 20205.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++C#, .NET, .NET CoreC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnopartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.SQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Proprietary protocolIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenonoyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnoneyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornonoyesyes
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
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononooptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yesyes
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 controlnoAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)Role-based access control
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ElasticsearchHeroicManticore SearchNCacheTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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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 indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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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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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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