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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. SpaceTime vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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 metricSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.A high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineSpatial DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score144.93
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score6.82
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#6  Spatial DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#371  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.26
Rank#305  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchwww.mireo.hr/­spacetimegithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperElasticMicrosoftMireoAlex KashirinTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20102015202020201987
Current release7.8.0, June 2020V10.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinuxLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C#
C++
Python
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnononoyes
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFixed-grid hypercubesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceReal-time block device replication (DRBD)Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornononono
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationnononono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing Azure authenticationyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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