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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Cubrid vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.30
Rank#270  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score1.13
Rank#163  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score3.41
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score8.01
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
cloud.google.com/­spannersphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmcubrid.org/­manualscloud.google.com/­spanner/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationGoogleSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release200820172001
Current release11.0, January 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoStrict serializable isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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