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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Sphinx vs. Yanza

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.11
Rank#95  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score3.32
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­spannersphinxsearch.comyanza.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGoogleSphinx Technologies Inc.Yanza
Initial release2014201720012015
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20193.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnono
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 indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBCgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
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 functionsnonono
Triggersnononoyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding 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
Multi-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoStrict serializable isolationnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nono

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