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System Properties Comparison Apache Jena - TDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Sphinx

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NameApache Jena - TDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA RDF storage and query DBMS, shipped as an optional-use component of the Apache Jena frameworkSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRDF storeSearch engineSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.99
Rank#98  Overall
#2  RDF stores
Score6.70
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score6.47
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitejena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmlazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationjena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infooriginally developed by HP LabsMicrosoftSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release200020152001
Current release3.15.0, May 2020V13.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License, Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF Schemasyesyes
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 SQLnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsFuseki infoREST-style SPARQL HTTP Interface
Jena RDF API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infovia event handlernono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding 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 nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoTDB Transactionsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control via Jena Securityyes infousing Azure authenticationno

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