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DBMS > Ehcache vs. MarkLogic vs. Qdrant vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. MarkLogic vs. Qdrant vs. Sphinx

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonQdrant  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseA vector similarity Search Engine with neural network or semantic based matchingOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Search engineSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.87
Rank#62  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score9.49
Rank#51  Overall
#9  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score0.12
Rank#319  Overall
#21  Search engines
Score6.76
Rank#63  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.marklogic.comgithub.com/­qdrant/­qdrant
qdrant.tech
sphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.marklogic.comqdrant.tech/­documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGMarkLogic Corp.QdrantSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2009200120212001
Current release3.10.0, March 20229.0, 20173.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++RustC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
DockerFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL92noSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJCacheJava API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
RESTful HTTP/JSON API infoOpenAPI 3.0Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
PythonC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serveryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate Consistency
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 resourceACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes 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.yesyes, with Range Indexes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsno

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