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DBMS > EXASOL vs. SiriDB vs. Sphinx vs. XTDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. SiriDB vs. Sphinx vs. XTDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Open Source Time Series DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engineDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.53
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#347  Overall
#35  Time Series DBMS
Score8.03
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
Websitewww.exasol.comsiridb.netsphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.siridb.netsphinxsearch.com/­docsxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperExasolTransceptor TechnologySphinx Technologies Inc.Juxt Ltd.
Initial release2000201720012019
Current release3.4.1, July 20211.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC++Clojure
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoNumeric datanoyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)limited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIProprietary protocolHTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsno

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