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DBMS > DolphinDB vs. Machbase vs. Manticore Search vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. Machbase vs. Manticore Search vs. Sphinx

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.TimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar Library
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.35
Rank#125  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#311  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#336  Overall
#22  Search engines
Score6.74
Rank#61  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitewww.dolphindb.comwww.machbase.commanticoresearch.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewmanual.manticoresearch.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncMachbaseManticore SoftwareSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2018201320172001
Current releasev2.00.4, January 2022V6.5, August 20214.2, December 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++CC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesFixed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Booleanno
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.nonoCan index from XML
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Binary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorSynchronous replication based on Galera librarynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes 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 infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, Groupssimple password-based access controlnono

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