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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. LeanXcale vs. Microsoft Access

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  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 metricA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score152.18
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.26
Rank#270  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#123  Relational DBMS
Score116.72
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.leanxcale.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperElasticLeanXcaleMicrosoft
Initial release201020151992
Current release7.8.0, June 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infothrough Apache Derbyyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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ElasticsearchLeanXcaleMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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annual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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