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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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 metricOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score154.71
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score3.50
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.25
Rank#276  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchravendb.netgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlravendb.net/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperElasticHibernating RhinosAlex KashirinTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2010201020201987
Current release7.8.0, June 20205.1, November 20200.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud: Try out the official hosted Elasticsearch and Kibana offering available on Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure that's powered by the creators of Elasticsearch.RavenDB Cloud: Deploy a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes on AWS, Azure, and GCP. HIPPA compliant. Enjoy a globally distributed cluster with enterprise-grade security and reduce cloud storage costs by 50% with Native data compression.
Implementation languageJavaC#C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 languageSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary 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#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnoyes
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectoryes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
ElasticsearchRavenDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseTransbase
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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