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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.65
Rank#184  Overall
#25  Document stores
Score7.39
Rank#47  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20162001
Current release3.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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 infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno

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