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System Properties Comparison Bangdb vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

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NameBangdb  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionConverged and high performance database for device data, events, time series, document and graphOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.20
Rank#341  Overall
#48  Document stores
#35  Graph DBMS
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score6.93
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.26
Rank#320  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitebangdb.comsphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationbangdb.com/­developersphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSachin Sinha, BangDBSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release201220012011
Current releaseBangDB 2.0, October 20213.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD 3Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++C#
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes: string, long, double, int, geospatial, stream, eventsnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infosecondary, composite, nested, reverse, geospatialyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL like support with command line toolSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes, Notifications (with Streaming only)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding (enterprise version only). P2P based virtual network overlay with consistent hashing and chord algorithmSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor, Knob for CAP (enterprise version only)nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable consistency, set CAP knob accordingly
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, optimistic concurrency controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, implements WAL (Write ahead log) as wellyes 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.yes, run db with in-memory only mode
User concepts infoAccess controlyes (enterprise version only)nono

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