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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Sphinx

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.32
Rank#52  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score6.70
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score6.47
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitewww.ehcache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGMicrosoftSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release200920152001
Current release3.8.0, July 2019V13.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJCacheRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serveryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 resourcenono
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousing Azure authenticationno

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