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DBMS > GBase vs. Ignite vs. Sphinx vs. ToroDB

System Properties Comparison GBase vs. Ignite vs. Sphinx vs. ToroDB

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engineDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.21
Rank#161  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score7.06
Rank#61  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score6.95
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.03
Rank#342  Overall
#45  Document stores
Websitewww.gbase8a.comignite.apache.orgsphinxsearch.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docswww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSphinx Technologies Inc.8Kdata
Initial release201520012016
Current releaseGBase 8aApache Ignite 2.63.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)noneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnoAccess rights for users and roles

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