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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. ClickHouse vs. Firebird vs. Sphinx vs. Yanza

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.26
Rank#94  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score12.42
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score27.28
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score8.03
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgclickhouse.techwww.firebirdsql.orgsphinxsearch.comyanza.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgclickhouse.tech/­docswww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationYandex LLCFirebird FoundationSphinx Technologies Inc.Yanza
Initial release201420162000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20012015
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 2019v21.10.2.15-stable, October 20214.0, June 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
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Implementation languageJavaC++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnono
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 indexesyesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesClose to ANSI SQLyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoPSQLnono
Triggersnonoyesnoyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoavailable via 3rd party productsnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptnono

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