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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Interbase vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. MySQL vs. Trafodion

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  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 metricLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityWidely used open source RDBMSTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score151.44
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score6.63
Rank#52  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#140  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#68  Relational DBMS
Score1274.65
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#218  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.mysql.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdev.mysql.com/­doctrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperElasticEmbarcaderoInterSystemsOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release20101984201819952014
Current release7.3.0, August 2019InterBase 2017, March 20172018.1.1, February 20188.0.18, October 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCC and C++C++, Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesdepending on used data modelyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nono infoexport as XML data possibleyesyesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyesyes infoproprietary syntaxJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesInterbase Change ViewsMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornononoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ElasticsearchInterbaseInterSystems IRISMySQLTrafodion
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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Key customers
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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