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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Interbase vs. MySQL vs. PouchDB vs. Trafodion

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  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 BorlandWidely used open source RDBMSJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score151.25
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score6.76
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score1252.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#89  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.51
Rank#227  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.mysql.compouchdb.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedev.mysql.com/­docpouchdb.com/­guidestrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperElasticEmbarcaderoOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunApache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release20101984199520122014
Current release7.8.0, June 2020InterBase 2020, December 20195.7.32 , October 20207.1.1, June 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen SourceOpen 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++JavaScriptC++, Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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 possibleyesnono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript 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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
JavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infoproprietary syntaxView functions in JavaScriptJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesInterbase Change ViewsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
yes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornonoyesyes 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 ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
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-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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