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DBMS > Cubrid vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Cubrid vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Sphinx

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NameCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.24
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score3.49
Rank#91  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score7.64
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitecubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
www.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationcubrid.org/­manualscloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release200820102001
Current release11.0, January 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesno
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
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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 can be defined per databaseno

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