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System Properties Comparison Cubrid vs. Lovefield vs. Sphinx vs. SWC-DB

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NameCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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 JavaScriptOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.13
Rank#163  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score8.01
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitecubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
google.github.io/­lovefieldsphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationcubrid.org/­manualsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationGoogleSphinx Technologies Inc.Alex Kashirin
Initial release2008201420012020
Current release11.0, January 20212.1.12, February 20173.4.1, July 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaJavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocolProprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnonono
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes 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 infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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