DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Elasticsearch vs. Kdb+ vs. Nebula Graph vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Kdb+ vs. Nebula Graph vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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 metricHigh performance Time Series DBMSA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score155.08
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score9.34
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#171  Overall
#14  Graph DBMS
Score5.77
Rank#74  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchkx.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlcode.kx.comdocs.nebula-graph.iohelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperElasticKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcVesoft Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20102000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320191992
Current release7.8.0, June 20203.6, May 201817, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic Licensecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaqC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesStrong typed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C++
Go
Java
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocolSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectorno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
ElasticsearchKdb+Nebula GraphSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
» more
Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
» more
Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
» more
Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
» more
Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
ElasticsearchKdb+Nebula GraphSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Elasticsearch moved into the top 10 most popular database management systems
3 July 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Supercloud simplifies cloud architecture while leveling up automation
16 August 2022, SiliconANGLE News

5 Best Browsers that Support Kibana [Ranked by Compatibility]
4 August 2022, WindowsReport.com

What to Expect at the 2022 ElasticON; San Francisco, D.C., and NYC
12 August 2022, Solutions Review

Thousands of Burger King Customers Received a Blank Receipt: Security Breach or Employee Mistake?
9 August 2022, Tech Times

Report: 84% of online shoppers say personalization influences their purchases
15 August 2022, VentureBeat

provided by Google News

KX Welcomes New Languages to Speedy Analytics Database
2 November 2021, Datanami

The coding language you can learn in months for top finance jobs
26 July 2021, eFinancialCareers

The Scout Squad's best players for FPL Gameweek 2
11 August 2022, Fantasy Football Scout

Treliant Forms Alliance with KX
11 May 2022, Traders Magazine

STAC benchmarks: DDN outpaces WekaIO/AWS and Dell EMC PowerScale – Blocks and Files
11 November 2021, Blocks and Files

provided by Google News

Nebula Graph Takes Another Step to Lead Global Graph Database Market With the Release of V3.0.0
18 February 2022, MarTech Series

Third Time Is The Charm For Nebula Graph Database
19 January 2021, The Next Platform

Nebula Graph Joins Database Race
15 June 2020, Datanami

The World's Most Capable Graph Database, Nebula Graph™, Debuts for Unmatched Big Data Analytics Discovery
29 June 2020, PR Web

Graph Database Startup Vesoft Seeks Funds at $1 Billion Value
5 July 2021, Bloomberg

provided by Google News

SAP SQL Anywhere
21 March 2022, TechTarget

Top Data Management Platforms & Systems 2022 | ESF
22 July 2021, Enterprise Storage Forum

AWS, GCP, Oracle, Azure, SAP lead cloud DBMS market: Gartner
15 February 2022, CRN Australia

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Sr. DBA-MongoDB/Elasticsearch
Autofi, Remote

Elasticsearch SME
NR Consulting LLC, San Jose, CA

Full Stack Developer
Esolvit Inc.,, Amigo, WV

ELK Administrator - Remote
Compugra Systems Inc, Remote

Python/Django Developer
Blutium, Remote

KDB+/Q Software Engineer - CASH
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., New York, NY

KDB+-Q Developer
Graham Talent Group LLC, New York, NY

Quantitative Researcher
Millennium Management LLC, New York, NY

Equity Quantitative Research | Quantitative Researcher
CITADEL ENTERPRISE EUROPE LIMITED, New York, NY

KDB Developer
CRISIL LIMITED, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Neo4j logo

The right graph database.
Not a graph add-on.
Free forever.
Start solving today

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Present your product here