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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Kinetica vs. TimesTen

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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 metricGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score150.50
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.75
Rank#193  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.kinetica.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperElasticKineticaOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201020121998
Current release7.8.0, June 20206.011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC, C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsPL/SQL
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornono
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 Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
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 infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine 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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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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