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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. IRONdb vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
IRONdb seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.
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 distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score134.78
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.08
Rank#187  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.circonus.com/solutions/time-series-database/www.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­rdb.html
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.circonus.com/irondb/category/getting-startedwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­rdb-doc.html
DeveloperElasticCirconus LLC.Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release201020171984
Current release8.6, January 2023V0.10.20, January 20187.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxHP Open VMS
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 indexednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, in Lua
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornono
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 per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoyes, on a single node
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 integrationnono
User concepts infoAccess controlno

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