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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSOpen 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 modelRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.41
Rank#173  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score6.93
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.26
Rank#320  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitealtibase.comsphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release199920012011
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20213.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes 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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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