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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Hive vs. LokiJS

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  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 HadoopIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score135.74
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score65.81
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#272  Overall
#41  Document stores
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchhive.apache.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Hometechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperElasticApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release201020122014
Current release8.6, January 20233.1.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectoryes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes
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 Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
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 controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno

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