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System Properties Comparison Cubrid vs. Lovefield vs. Machbase vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx

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NameCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDatamSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.14
Rank#164  Overall
#81  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#255  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#324  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitecubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
google.github.io/­lovefieldwww.machbase.comhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationcubrid.org/­manualsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdendoc.machbase.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationGoogleMachbaseHughes TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20082014201319942001
Current release11.0, January 20212.1.12, February 2017V6.5, August 20214.4, October 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree test version availablecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaJavaScriptCCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query languageA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnononono
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneselectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databasenoyesyes 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.noyes infousing MemoryDByes infovolatile and lookup tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnosimple password-based access controlnono
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CubridLovefieldMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxmSQL infoMini SQLSphinx
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersMachbase has over 50 customers, including Samsung, POSCO, and Hyundai.
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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