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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engine
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Score0.19
Rank#258  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score7.23
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websiteejdb.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSoftmotionsSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20122001
Current release3.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsserver-lessFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idno
Secondary indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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