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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Interbase vs. KairosDB

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  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 BorlandDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score149.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score6.55
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#201  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdb
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasekairosdb.github.io
DeveloperElasticEmbarcadero
Initial release201019842013
Current release7.3.0, August 2019InterBase 2017, March 20171.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesschema-free
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.nono infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageno
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesInterbase Change Viewsselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access control
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ElasticsearchInterbaseKairosDB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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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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