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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Manticore Search vs. RethinkDB vs. SwayDB

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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 metricMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar LibrarySpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score157.69
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.07
Rank#326  Overall
#20  Search engines
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchmanticoresearch.comrethinkdb.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlmanual.manticoresearch.comrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperElasticManticore SoftwareThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Simer Plaha
Initial release2010201720092018
Current release7.8.0, June 20204.2, December 20212.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++Scala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentFixed schemaschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Booleanyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryno
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.noCan index from XMLnono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Binary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding inforange basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSynchronous replication based on Galera librarySource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornoyesno
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 integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesAtomic single-document operationsAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC basedyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousers and table-level permissionsno

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