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DBMS > Altibase vs. Fujitsu Enterprise Postgres vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Fujitsu Enterprise Postgres vs. Sphinx

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonFujitsu Enterprise Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSEnterprise-grade PostgreSQL-based DBMS with security enhancements such as Transparent Data Encryption and Data Masking, plus high-availability and performance improvement features.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.21
Rank#182  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#280  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score6.06
Rank#61  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitealtibase.comwww.postgresql.fastware.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualswww.postgresql.fastware.com/­product-manualssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAltibasePostgreSQL Global Development Group, Fujitsu Australia Software TechnologySphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release19992001
Current releasev7.3, 2023, August 2023Fujitsu Enterprise Postgres 14, January 20223.5.1, February 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoOpen source edition discontinued with March 2023commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingpartitioning by range, list and by hashSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationnone
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 integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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AltibaseFujitsu Enterprise PostgresSphinx
Specific characteristics100% compatible with community PostgreSQL
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Competitive advantagesBuilt-in TDE and Data Masking security. In-Memory Columnar Index, and a high speed...
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Typical application scenariosTransactional payments applications, reporting and mixed workloads.
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Market metricsOver 30 years experience in database technology. Over 20 years in Postgres development...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCore based licensing
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