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

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

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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 databasesA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 APITime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.11
Rank#95  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgsphinxsearch.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlinyanza.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSphinx Technologies Inc.Yanza
Initial release2014200120092015
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20193.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial 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
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesschema-freeschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCProprietary protocolTinkerPop 3HTTP 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
Groovy
Java
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 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
nonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.optionalyes
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-tenancynonono

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