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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Manticore Search vs. Solr

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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.A widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineSearch engine
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
Score155.08
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.11
Rank#316  Overall
#20  Search engines
Score55.78
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchmanticoresearch.comlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlmanual.manticoresearch.comlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperElasticManticore SoftwareApache Software Foundation
Initial release201020172006
Current release7.8.0, June 20204.2, December 20219.0.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentFixed schemayes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Booleanyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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 XMLyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Binary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsJava plugins
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSynchronous replication based on Galera libraryyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
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, allEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes
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 controlnoyes

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