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System Properties Comparison OpenSearch vs. SingleStore

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NameOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
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Score16.03
Rank#37  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score5.38
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
www.singlestore.com
Technical documentationopensearch.org/­docs/­latestdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAmazon Web ServicesSingleStore Inc.
Initial release20212013
Current release2.5.0, January 20238.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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  • STACKIT OpenSearch offers OpenSearch in a managed version in enterprise grade, 100% GDPR-compliant, for a wide range of applications like analytics, website search, offering scalability and fast data access.
  • Aiven for OpenSearch: Fully managed open source search and analytics suite. Out-of-the-box integrations get you up and running in a couple of clicks.
SingleStoreDB Cloud: The world's fastest, modern cloud database for both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) workloads. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities
Implementation languageJavaC++, Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
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 integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
OpenSearchSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosThe OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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Related products and services
3rd partiesAiven for OpenSearch: Fully managed open source search and analytics suite. Out-of-the-box integrations get you up and running in a couple of clicks.
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