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DBMS > Citus vs. Manticore Search vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Manticore Search vs. Sphinx

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  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.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.48
Rank#139  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#309  Overall
#16  Search engines
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.citusdata.commanticoresearch.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comdocs.manticoresearch.com/­latest/­html
github.com/­manticoresoftware/­manticoresearch
sphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperManticore SoftwareSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201020172001
Current release8.1, December 20183.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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 functionality
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary protocolProprietary 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
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.nono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding 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 extensionsnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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