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System Properties Comparison FeatureBase vs. Manticore Search vs. Sphinx

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NameFeatureBase  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionReal-time database platform that powers real-time analytics and machine learning applications by simultaneously executing low-latency, high-throughput, and highly concurrent workloads.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 modelRelational DBMSSearch 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
Score0.21
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#303  Overall
#21  Search engines
Score5.96
Rank#56  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.featurebase.commanticoresearch.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.featurebase.commanual.manticoresearch.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperMolecula and Pilosa Open Source ContributorsManticore SoftwareSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201720172001
Current release2022, May 20226.0, February 20233.5.1, February 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen 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 languageGoC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesFixed 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 SQLSQL queriesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
Binary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
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 proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding 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 nodesyesSynchronous replication based on Galera librarynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using Linux fsyncyes 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 controlnono

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