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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Sphinx vs. Transbase

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbsphinxsearch.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmsphinxsearch.com/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperAlibabaSphinx Technologies Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release20011987
Current release3.4.1, July 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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