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

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLSADAS 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 databasesDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.50
Rank#140  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#319  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score8.00
Rank#52  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score1.66
Rank#135  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comwww.sadasengine.comsiridb.netsphinxsearch.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.siridb.netsphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperSADAS s.r.l.Transceptor TechnologySphinx Technologies Inc.VoltDB Inc.
Initial release20102006201720012010
Current release8.1, December 20188.03.4.1, July 202110.1, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC++CC++Java, C++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoNumeric datanoyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyesnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP APIProprietary protocolJava API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.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
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nononoJava
Triggersyesnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnoneyesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes infoSnapshots and command logging
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'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsnoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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