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DBMS > Drizzle vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.93
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.26
Rank#320  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitesphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release200820012011
Current release7.2.4, September 20123.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C#
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBCProprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPnono

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