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DBMS > EJDB vs. Newts vs. Sphinx vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. Newts vs. Sphinx vs. TimesTen

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Time Series DBMS based on CassandraOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.26
Rank#278  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#35  Time Series DBMS
Score8.00
Rank#52  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score1.93
Rank#121  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgopennms.github.io/­newtssphinxsearch.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikisphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperSoftmotionsOpenNMS GroupSphinx Technologies Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2012201420011998
Current release3.4.1, July 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesnoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryHTTP REST
Java API
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
JavaC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoPL/SQL
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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