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DBMS > Apache Phoenix vs. Sphinx vs. Stardog vs. Yanza

System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Sphinx vs. Stardog vs. Yanza

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.11
Rank#95  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score1.93
Rank#122  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgsphinxsearch.comwww.stardog.comyanza.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgsphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.stardog.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSphinx Technologies Inc.Stardog-UnionYanza
Initial release2014200120102015
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20193.4.1, July 20217.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentscommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)Yes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Serverno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCProprietary protocolGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javano
Triggersnonoyes infovia event handlersyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneMulti-source replication in HA-Clusternone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yesyes
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-tenancynoAccess rights for users and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache PhoenixSphinxStardogYanza
Specific characteristicsStardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesStardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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