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DBMS > Faircom DB vs. Manticore Search vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. Manticore Search vs. Sphinx

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Multi-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 store
Relational DBMS
Search 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
Score0.23
Rank#310  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#140  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#285  Overall
#19  Search engines
Score7.12
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbmanticoresearch.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorymanual.manticoresearch.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationManticore SoftwareSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release197920172001
Current releaseV12, November 20204.2, December 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version 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 languageANSI C, C++C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,Fixed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresInt, 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 indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Binary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Elixir
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 proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding 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, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Synchronous replication based on Galera librarynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes 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 controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesnono

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