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System Properties Comparison OceanBase vs. OpenSearch vs. SwayDB

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NameOceanBase  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, high available RDBMS compatible with Oracle and MySQLA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.69
Rank#138  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score16.64
Rank#35  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Websiteen.oceanbase.comgithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
swaydb.simer.au
Technical documentationen.oceanbase.com/­docs/­oceanbase-databaseopensearch.org/­docs/­latest
DeveloperOceanBase infopreviously Alibaba and Ant GroupAmazon Web ServicesSimer Plaha
Initial release201020212018
Current release4.3.0, April 20242.5.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoCommercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScala
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Proprietary native API
Table API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAda infoin MySQL-compatible model
C infoin Oracle- and MySQL- compatible models
C++ infoin Oracle- and MySQL- compatible models
D infoin MySQL-compatible model
Delphi infoin MySQL-compatible model
Eiffel infoin MySQL-compatible model
Erlang infoin MySQL-compatible model
Haskell infoin MySQL-compatible model
Java infoin Oracle- and MySQL- compatible models
JavaScript (Node.js) infoin MySQL-compatible model
Objective-C infoin MySQL-compatible model
OCaml infoin MySQL-compatible model
Perl infoin MySQL-compatible model
PHP infoin MySQL-compatible model
Python infoin MySQL-compatible model
Ruby infoin MySQL-compatible model
Scheme infoin MySQL-compatible model
Tcl infoin MySQL-compatible model
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL in oracle-compatible mode, MySQL Stored Procedure in mysql-compatible modeyesno
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by hash, key, range, range columns, list, and list columns)Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using Paxosyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual 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 integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic execution of operations
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
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OceanBaseOpenSearchSwayDB
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosThe OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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