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DBMS > Brytlyt vs. Sphinx vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison Brytlyt vs. Sphinx vs. TerminusDB

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NameBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.29
Rank#275  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score6.95
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.11
Rank#317  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.brytlyt.comsphinxsearch.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperBrytlytSphinx Technologies Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release201620012018
Current release0.9, October 20163.4.1, July 202110.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary protocolOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes infoin-memory journaling
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole-based access control

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