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

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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 DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score157.69
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score8.98
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchkx.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlcode.kx.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperElasticKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20102000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20031992
Current release7.8.0, June 20203.6, May 201817, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic Licensecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaq
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (q)yes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
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
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 partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectorno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 integrationyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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