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

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  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 BorlandJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score152.16
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score6.55
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.43
Rank#218  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasepouchdb.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasepouchdb.com/­guidestrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperElasticEmbarcaderoApache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2010198420122014
Current release7.3.0, August 2019InterBase 2017, March 20177.1.1, June 20192.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicensecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaCJavaScriptC++, Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
JavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageView functions in JavaScriptJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesInterbase Change ViewsMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
yes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornoyesyes 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 ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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 integrationyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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ElasticsearchInterbasePouchDBTrafodion
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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