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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Sadas Engine vs. Sphinx

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilitySADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.70
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Score6.72
Rank#63  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.sadasengine.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperCognitectSADAS s.r.l.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201220062001
Current release1.0.6362, January 20228.03.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnono
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peershorizontal partitioningSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes 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.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno

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