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System Properties Comparison Cubrid vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Sphinx

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NameCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.31
Rank#169  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score2.89
Rank#105  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score6.03
Rank#60  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitecubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
cloud.google.com/­spannersphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationcubrid.org/­manualscloud.google.com/­spanner/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationGoogleSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release200820172001
Current release11.0, January 20213.5.1, February 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoStrict serializable isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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