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

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  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 PostgreSQLIn-memory JavaScript DBMSSADAS 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 DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.52
Rank#139  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
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.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.sadasengine.comsphinxsearch.comyanza.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSADAS s.r.l.Sphinx Technologies Inc.Yanza
Initial release20102014200620012015
Current release8.1, December 20188.03.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Sourcecommercial 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 languageCJavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnono
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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
JavaScript.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.View functions in JavaScriptnonono
Triggersyesyesnonoyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal 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 extensionsnonenonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possiblenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes 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.noyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnono

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