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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Manticore Search vs. Sphinx

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar Library
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.23
Rank#68  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.23
Rank#317  Overall
#21  Search engines
Score6.03
Rank#60  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.ehcache.orgmanticoresearch.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationmanual.manticoresearch.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGManticore SoftwareSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release200920172001
Current release3.10.0, March 20226.0, February 20233.5.1, February 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFixed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Booleanno
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.noCan index from XML
Secondary indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJCacheBinary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaElixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerSynchronous replication based on Galera librarynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes 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.
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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