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DBMS > Elasticsearch vs. OrigoDB vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. OrigoDB vs. Postgres-XL

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  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 fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score160.24
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.01
Rank#344  Overall
#48  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#213  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchorigodb.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlorigodb.com/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperElasticRobert Friberg et al
Initial release20102009 infounder the name LiveDB2014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release7.8.0, June 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen SourceOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC#C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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.nono infocan be achieved using .NETyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functions
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infoDomain Eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedhorizontal partitioning
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynodepending on modelyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole based authorizationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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