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System Properties Comparison Cachelot.io vs. Cubrid vs. HugeGraph vs. PostgreSQL vs. Sphinx

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NameCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory caching systemCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score1.20
Rank#160  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#286  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Score615.29
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score6.72
Rank#63  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitecachelot.iocubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
github.com/­hugegraphwww.postgresql.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationcubrid.org/­manualshugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-docwww.postgresql.org/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationBaiduPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2015200820181989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2001
Current release11.0, January 20210.914.3, May 20223.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoSimplified BSD LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++, JavaJavaCC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Unix
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesno
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.nononoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsMemcached protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresasynchronous Gremlin script jobsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBasepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonovia hugegraph-sparknono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoedges in graphyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyesyesyes 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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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