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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Cubrid vs. Lovefield vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.06
Rank#170  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#164  Overall
#81  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#255  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitealtibase.comcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
google.github.io/­lovefieldhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualscubrid.org/­manualsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationGoogleHughes TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release19992008201419942001
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 202111.0, January 20212.1.12, February 20174.3, October 20203.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++, JavaJavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsJava Stored Proceduresnonono
TriggersyesyesUsing read-only observersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes 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.yesnoyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonono

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