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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. searchxml vs. TiDB

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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 metricDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelSearch engineNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score148.91
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.10
Rank#287  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#15  Search engines
Score1.56
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.searchxml.net/­category/­productspingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutspingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperElasticinformationpartners gmbhPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201020152016
Current release7.3.0, August 20191.03.0.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMWindowsLinux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoon the application serverno
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornoyes infowith TiSpark 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, allImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanomultiple readers, single writerACID
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 controlDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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ElasticsearchsearchxmlTiDB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosSearch, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customers
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsMore than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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