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DBMS > Drizzle vs. EsgynDB vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. EsgynDB vs. Sphinx

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Enterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionOpen 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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Score0.28
Rank#264  Overall
#122  Relational DBMS
Score6.34
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websiteesgyn.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationesgyn.com/­developerssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerEsgynSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release200820152001
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxFreeBSD
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication between multi datacentersnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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