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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Hive vs. Kingbase vs. MonetDB

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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 metricdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.A relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score155.08
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score78.66
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#265  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#129  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchhive.apache.orgwww.kingbase.com.cnwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homebbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperElasticApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.MonetDB BV
Initial release2010201219992004
Current release7.8.0, June 20203.1.2, August 2019V8.0, August 2021Jul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and JavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsStandard with numerous extensionsyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functionsyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factoryesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectoryes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ElasticsearchHiveKingbaseMonetDB
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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