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DBMS > BaseX vs. Cubrid vs. EXASOL vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Cubrid vs. EXASOL vs. Sphinx

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.CUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.52
Rank#140  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score1.13
Rank#163  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#90  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score8.01
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitebasex.orgcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
www.exasol.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgcubrid.org/­manualswww.exasol.com/­resourcessphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperBaseX GmbHCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationExasolSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2007200820002001
Current release9.6.3, October 202111.0, January 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Lua
Python
R
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno

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