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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. InfluxDB vs. Memgraph

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  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 metricDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score150.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#318  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbmemgraph.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmemgraph.com/­docs
DeveloperElasticMemgraph Ltd
Initial release201020132017
Current release7.3.0, August 20191.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Community Contributed Clients
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infodynamic graph partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-Master replication using RAFT
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsUsers, roles and permissions
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Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenarios
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customers
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsMore than 250 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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