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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Sphinx

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelGraph DBMSSearch engine
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Score1.55
Rank#130  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
Score6.54
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitedgraph.iosphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.dgraph.iosphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20162001
Current release3.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesno
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DgraphSphinx
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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