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System Properties Comparison Cubrid vs. NCache vs. Sphinx vs. Weaviate

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NameCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.42
Rank#162  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score1.20
Rank#178  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Score6.74
Rank#61  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.40
Rank#281  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websitecubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
www.alachisoft.com/­ncachesphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationcubrid.org/­manualswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docsweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationAlachisoftSphinx Technologies Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2008200520012017
Current release11.0, January 20215.2, April 20213.4.1, July 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counternoyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 fieldsyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)GraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocolGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnono
Triggersyesyes infoNotificationsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency levelnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)noOpenID Connect Discovery
More information provided by the system vendor
CubridNCacheSphinxWeaviate
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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As a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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A ll companies that have data. ​
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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Weaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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