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DBMS > Citus vs. Manticore Search vs. Quasardb vs. Sadas Engine vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Manticore Search vs. Quasardb vs. Sadas Engine vs. Sphinx

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources. Forked of and compatible with Sphinx.Distributed, high-performance timeseries databaseSADAS 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 databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMSRelational 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
Score0.06
Rank#321  Overall
#16  Search engines
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#347  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Score7.91
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.citusdata.commanticoresearch.comquasardb.netwww.sadasengine.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comdocs.manticoresearch.com/­latest/­html
github.com/­manticoresoftware/­manticoresearch
doc.quasardb.netwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperManticore SoftwarequasardbSADAS s.r.l.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20102017200920062001
Current release8.1, December 20183.1, January 20198.03.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC++C++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infointeger and binaryyesno
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 functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infowith tagsyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary protocolHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
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
Triggersyesnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infoconsistent hashinghorizontal partitioningSharding 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 extensionsnoneSource-replica replication with selectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes infoby using LevelDByesyes 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.noyes infoTransient modeyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
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CitusManticore SearchQuasardbSadas EngineSphinx
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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