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Elastic vs VMware

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Elastic
Based on 70 reviews.
VMware
Based on 1650 reviews.
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Overview
Elasticsearch is a search server based on Lucene. It provides a distributed, multitenant-capable full-text search engine with a RESTful web interface and schema-free JSON documents. Elasticsearch is developed in Java and is released as open source under the terms of the Apache License. Elasticsearch is the second most popular enterprise search engine. Shay Banon created Compass in 2004. Elasticsearch BV was founded in 2012 to provide commercial solutions around Elasticsearch and related software.VMware, Inc. is a US software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services, VMware's desktop software runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, while its enterprise software hypervisors for servers, VMware ESX and VMware ESXi, are bare-metal hypervisors that run directly on server hardware without requiring an additional underlying operating system. In 1998, VMware was founded by Diane Greene, Mendel Rosenblum, Scott Devine, Edward Wang and Edouard Bugnion. Greene and Rosenblum, who are married, first met while at the University of California, Berkeley.
Sample Customers
ELK Logstash
Sprint, Grab, Autopilot, Just Eat, Verizon Wireless, Green Man Gaming, Compare Group, Tango, Perceivant, Quizlet
Elastic Beats
Sprint
Elastic Security
Texas A&M, U.S. Air Force, NuScale Power, Martin's Point Health Care
Elastic APM
PSCU, Entel, VITAS, Mimecast, Barrett Steel, Butterfield Bank
Apteligent
AT&T, Bloomberg, CNN, Experian, Fox, JC Penny, Urban Outfitters, Nokia, Lutron, NASCAR, T-Mobile, Urban Engines, Microsoft, Lego
VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront
Box, Intuit, Workday, Groupon, British Gas, SpaceApe, Marketo, DoordDash, Lyft
Carbon Black CB Defense
Netflix, Progress Residential, Indeed, Hologic, Gentle Giant, Samsung Research America
vRealize Log Insight
Wildlands Adventure Zoo, Medic Mobile, IBM, Seventy Seven Energy, Baystate Health, Osis, Oxford University, Columbia University, Siemens, Cardinal Health, Ashdod Port, Vasakronan, Sydney Adventist Hospital, University of Derby
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Computer Software Company
25%
Comms Service Provider
24%
Financial Services Firm
8%
Government
7%
Computer Software Company
27%
Comms Service Provider
22%
Financial Services Firm
8%
Government
6%
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