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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. InfinityDB vs. XTDB

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  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 metricA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score132.83
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.08
Rank#365  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score0.18
Rank#332  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchboilerbay.comgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
www.xtdb.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualwww.xtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperElasticBoiler Bay Inc.Juxt Ltd.
Initial release201020022019
Current release8.6, January 20234.01.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaClojure
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes, extensible-data-notation format
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 indexedno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenolimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaClojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes, each node contains all data
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 infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlno

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