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System Properties Comparison DataFS vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

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NameDataFS  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAll data is stored inside objects which are linked by so-called link attributes. Objects consist of classes which can be extended and de-extended at runtime. Graphs can be defined with a struct.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.09
Rank#373  Overall
#21  Object oriented DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.33
Rank#317  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitenewdatabase.comsphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdev.mobiland.com/­Overview.xspsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperMobiland AGSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release201820012011
Current release1.1.263, October 20223.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemsWindowsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeClasses, Structs, and Lists are written in proprietary DataTypeDefinitionLanguage (.dtdl) and Objects consisting of those are written in proprietary DataAccessDefinitionLanguage (.dadl)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Proprietary client DLL
WinRT client
Proprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
VB.Net
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersno, except callback-events from server when changes happenednono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesProprietary Sharding systemSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlWindows-Profilenono

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