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System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. Impala vs. Sphinx

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.29
Rank#263  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score15.15
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score6.47
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websiteesgyn.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationesgyn.com/­developersdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperEsgynClouderaSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201520132001
Current release3.3.0, August 20193.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno

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