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System Properties Comparison Cubrid vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx vs. Tarantool

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NameCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.18
Rank#160  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score8.00
Rank#52  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score1.52
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitecubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
hughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlsphinxsearch.comwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationcubrid.org/­manualssphinxsearch.com/­docswww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationHughes TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.Mail.ru Group
Initial release2008199420012008
Current release11.0, January 20214.3, October 20203.4.1, July 20212.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaCC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)Full-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolOpen binary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresnonoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoAccess rights for users and roles

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