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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Ignite vs. Machbase

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  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 metricApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.TimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigData
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score152.16
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score5.00
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#308  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchignite.apache.orgwww.machbase.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdoc.machbase.com
DeveloperElasticApache Software FoundationMachbase
Initial release201020152013
Current release7.3.0, August 2019Apache Ignite 2.6V4.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .NetC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectoryes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyesyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationssimple password-based access control
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ElasticsearchIgniteMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Distributed Query In Machbase Enterprise Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customers
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Samsung, POSCO, Hyundai heavy industries, SFA
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Real-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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