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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. RDFox

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonRDFox  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 metricHigh performance knowledge graph and semantic reasoning engine
Primary database modelSearch engineGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score154.33
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.05
Rank#332  Overall
#34  Graph DBMS
#18  RDF stores
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.oxfordsemantic.tech
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.oxfordsemantic.tech
DeveloperElastic
Initial release20102017
Current release7.8.0, June 20205.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes infoRDF schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connector
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, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyes

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