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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Sphinx

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.69
Rank#202  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score6.47
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitewww.dolphindb.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201820132001
Current release1.8.0, April 20203.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++GoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsno
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 indexesnonoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, Groupssimple rights management via user accountsno
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DolphinDBInfluxDBSphinx
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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