DB-EnginesExtremeDB for everyone with an RTOSEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Elasticsearch vs. Kdb vs. Oracle Rdb

System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Kdb vs. Oracle Rdb

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonKdb  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  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 DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score134.78
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score7.70
Rank#53  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#187  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchkx.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­rdb.html
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlcode.kx.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­rdb-doc.html
DeveloperElasticKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release20102000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20031984
Current release8.6, January 20233.6, May 20187.4.1.1, 2021
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

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaq
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema 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.noyesno
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
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication
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 datanonoyes, on a single node
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 integrationyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
ElasticsearchKdbOracle Rdb
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
» more
Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
» more
Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
» more
Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
» more
Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
» 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
ElasticsearchKdbOracle Rdb
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

Recent citations in the news

Introducing Elasticsearch Vector Database to Azure OpenAI Service On Your Data (Preview)
26 March 2024, GovTech

Elastic's Latest Update Brings Cohere's Text Embedding Models to Elasticsearch
3 April 2024, Datanami

Elasticsearch Open Inference API Supports Cohere Rerank 3
11 April 2024, Business Wire

ElasticSearch Goes Deep on OpenTelemetry with eBPF Donation
13 March 2024, The New Stack

Elasticsearch Open Inference API Supports Cohere Rerank 3
11 April 2024, WICZ

provided by Google News

Turbocharging the Engine: KX Unleashes AI-First Transformation with kdb+
28 February 2024, Business Wire

Introducing Amazon FinSpace with Managed kdb Insights, a fully managed analytics engine, commonly used by capital ...
18 May 2023, AWS Blog

KX ANNOUNCES KDB INSIGHTS AS FULLY MANAGED SERVICE ON AMAZON FINSPACE
18 May 2023, PR Newswire

McLaren Applied and KX partner to enhance ATLAS software analytics capabilities
9 August 2023, Professional Motorsport World

KX Brings the Power and Performance of kdb+ to Python Developers with PyKX
7 June 2023, Datanami

provided by Google News

Oracle Adds New AI-Enabling Features To MySQL HeatWave
23 March 2023, Forbes

Oracle Business Model - How Oracle Makes Money?
12 June 2023, Business Model Analyst

Should we all consolidate databases for the storage benefits? Reg vultures deploy DevOps, zoos, haircuts
18 September 2020, The Register

2013 Data Science Salary Survey – O'Reilly
4 May 2013, O'Reilly Media

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

Ontotext logo

GraphDB allows you to link diverse data, index it for semantic search and enrich it via text analysis to build big knowledge graphs. Get it free.

SingleStore logo

Build AI apps with Vectors on SQL and JSON with milliseconds response times.
Try it today.

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here