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System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSOpen 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
Score2.01
Rank#143  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.33
Rank#317  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websiteduckdb.orgsphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release201820012011
Current release0.2, August 20203.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++C#
Server operating systemsserver-lessFreeBSD
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)
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 fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
Proprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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