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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Solr vs. Sphinx vs. Sqrrl

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLA widely used enterprise search engine based on Apache LuceneOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engineSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.13
Rank#267  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
#126  Relational DBMS
Score56.57
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score6.52
Rank#53  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitebitnine.netlucene.apache.org/­solrsphinxsearch.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Apache Software FoundationSphinx Technologies Inc.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2016200420012012
Current release2.1, December 20188.3.1, December 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM and a servlet container inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemedepending on used data modelyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingnoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno infosupports limited query time joinsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava pluginsnono
Triggersnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationcloud/distributed (via Zookeeper)
Master-slave replication
noneselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoslaves poll the master in predefined intervallsImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking infoSolr 4noAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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