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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Ignite vs. SWC-DB

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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.A high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score132.83
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score3.11
Rank#96  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#364  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchignite.apache.orggithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperElasticApache Software FoundationAlex Kashirin
Initial release201020152020
Current release8.6, January 2023Apache Ignite 2.60.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexedyes
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
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
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)
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
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 integrationyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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