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System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Kingbase vs. Sadas Engine vs. Sphinx vs. Yanza

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.SADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.52
Rank#139  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#256  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score8.01
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#37  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comwww.kingbase.com.cnwww.sadasengine.comsphinxsearch.comyanza.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.combbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.SADAS s.r.l.Sphinx Technologies Inc.Yanza
Initial release20101999200620012015
Current release8.1, December 2018V8.0, August 20218.03.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
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Implementation languageCC and JavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnono
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 functionalityyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsStandard with numerous extensionsyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
any language that supports HTTP calls
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
Triggersyesyesnonoyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioninghorizontal partitioningSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnono
More information provided by the system vendor
CitusKingbaseSadas EngineSphinxYanza
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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