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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. LokiJS vs. MySQL vs. Sphinx

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLIn-memory JavaScript DBMSWidely used open source RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APISearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#371  Overall
#37  Graph DBMS
#154  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score1205.38
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score7.12
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitebitnine.netgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.mysql.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdev.mysql.com/­docsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2016201419952001
Current release2.1, December 20188.0.30, July 20223.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaScriptC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
JavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritancenonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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