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System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Ehcache vs. Sadas Engine vs. SiriDB vs. Sphinx

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsOpen Source Time Series DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.48
Rank#140  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score6.81
Rank#57  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#320  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score7.75
Rank#54  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.citusdata.comwww.ehcache.orgwww.sadasengine.comsiridb.netsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.siridb.netsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGSADAS s.r.l.Transceptor TechnologySphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20102009200620172001
Current release8.1, December 20183.8.1, September 20198.03.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++CC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMAIX
Linux
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes 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 indexesyesnoyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoyesnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JCacheJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Java.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
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.nononono
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverhorizontal partitioningShardingSharding 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 extensionsyes infoby using Terracotta Servernoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyesyes 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.noyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsno

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