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DBMS > Citus vs. EXASOL vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. SiriDB vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. EXASOL vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. SiriDB vs. Sphinx

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Open Source Time Series DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.47
Rank#144  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score3.86
Rank#90  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score4.27
Rank#85  Overall
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score7.91
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.citusdata.comwww.exasol.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablesiridb.netsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comwww.exasol.com/­resourcescloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.siridb.netsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperExasolGoogleTransceptor TechnologySphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20102000201520172001
Current release8.1, December 20183.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageCCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infoNumeric datano
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 functionalitynonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyesnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Java
Lua
Python
R
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Go
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functionsnonono
Triggersyesyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic single-row operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes 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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accountsno

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