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DBMS > Druid vs. Manticore Search vs. Sphinx vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Manticore Search vs. Sphinx vs. Sqrrl

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources. Forked of and compatible with Sphinx.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engineSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.91
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#290  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score7.26
Rank#48  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitedruid.apache.orgmanticoresearch.comsphinxsearch.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.manticoresearch.com/­latest/­html
github.com/­manticoresoftware/­manticoresearch
sphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsManticore SoftwareSphinx Technologies Inc.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2012201720012012
Current release3.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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 fieldsyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPProprietary protocolProprietary protocolAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnonenoneselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsnonoCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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