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

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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 databasesA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engineSearch engine
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
Score0.20
Rank#292  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.citusdata.comwww.sadasengine.comsiridb.netsphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.siridb.netsphinxsearch.com/­docswww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperSADAS s.r.l.Transceptor TechnologySphinx Technologies Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20102006201720012017
Current release8.1, December 20188.03.4.1, July 20211.0.3, January 2021
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 infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCC++CC++Go
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoNumeric datanoyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyesnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)GraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP APIProprietary protocolGraphQL query language
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
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 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 extensionsnoneyesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
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'yesno
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 accountsnoOpenID Connect Discovery
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