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DBMS > ClickHouse vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score13.67
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score6.74
Rank#61  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websiteclickhouse.techsphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperClickhouse Inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release201620012011
Current releasev22.8.5.29-lts, September 20223.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C#
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.no
Secondary indexesyes, when using the MergeTree engineyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnono

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