DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Axibase vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Sphinx

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationSearch-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 modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.33
Rank#256  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score6.70
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score6.47
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databaseazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAxibase CorporationMicrosoftSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201320152001
Current release15585V13.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesno
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding 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 nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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 controlyes infousing Azure authenticationno

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AxibaseMicrosoft Azure SearchSphinx
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Time Series Analysis Software Market Analysis by Size, Growth Rate ,Trends by 2027 | Top Leading Key Players – Trendalyze, Azure Time Series Insights, Anodot, Seeq, Sensormesh, Senx, Axibase Enterprise Reporter (aer)
27 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Time Series Analysis Software Market is Booming Worldwide | Microsoft, Google, Trendalyze
25 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Global Cloud-Based Time Series Database Market 2020 grow with prominent key players are Alibaba, Amazon (AWS), AVEVA, Axibase, BangDB, Circonus
26 September 2020, seaview road

Time Series Analysis Software Market to Witness Massive Growth by 2025 | Azure Time Series Insights, Trendalyze, Seeq, SensorMesh, Anodot, Shapelets, SenX, TrendMiner, AxiBase Enterprise Reporter (AER)
18 September 2020, SG Research Sphere

Time Series Intelligence Software Market Share: Key players, Application, Focused Regions and Product Types-Trendalyze, Anodot, Seeq
25 September 2020, thedailychronicle.in

provided by Google News

Cognitive Search - Azure Search with AI | Azure Friday - Microsoft
6 September 2019, Channel 9

Knowledge Mining with Azure Search | AI Show - Microsoft
8 October 2019, Channel 9

How to use Azure Search in .Net
23 April 2018, InfoWorld

Enlighten Designs settles in with specialisation
7 September 2020, Reseller News

Knowledge mining using the knowledge store feature of Azure Search - Microsoft
17 September 2019, Channel 9

provided by Google News

How to Build 600+ Links in One Month
4 September 2020, Search Engine Journal

Chihuahuas and unicorns on your mobile with Google’s augmented reality: 27 new animals
10 September 2020, Explica

6 Top & Best Open source Search Engine Software for Enterprises
17 June 2019, H2S Media

The Pirate Bay was recently down for over a week due to a DDoS attack
29 October 2019, Internet

Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM
30 March 2020, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Azure Architect
Cognizant Technology Solutions, Bentonville, AR

Web Developer II
Flexcon, Inc., Spencer, MA

GIS Lead Software Engineer
JLL, Chicago, IL

Software Engineer II - M365
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

Senior Software Developer
Arhaus Furniture, Boston Heights, OH

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Present your product here