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DBMS > Elasticsearch vs. Lovefield vs. OpenQM vs. PouchDB

System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Lovefield vs. OpenQM vs. PouchDB

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  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 metricEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score157.69
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#98  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.openqm.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperElasticGoogleMartin PhillipsApache Software Foundation
Initial release2010201419932012
Current release7.8.0, June 20202.1.12, February 20173.4-127.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptJavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes infowith some exceptionsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureUsing read-only observersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornonoyes
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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