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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. MaxDB vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  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 robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score134.78
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score2.65
Rank#111  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#187  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchmaxdb.sap.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­rdb.html
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­rdb-doc.html
DeveloperElasticSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release201019841984
Current release8.6, January 20237.9.10.12, February 20247.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic Licensecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
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 VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
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 languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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