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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Cubrid vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Cubrid vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score7.23
Rank#61  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.01
Rank#359  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
sphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlcubrid.org/­manualssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release2014200820012011
Current release11.0, January 20213.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC, C++, JavaC++C#
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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