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DBMS > Galaxybase vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Galaxybase vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Sphinx

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NameGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platformOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.05
Rank#337  Overall
#35  Graph DBMS
Score1.24
Rank#162  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score6.76
Rank#63  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitegalaxybase.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201719842001
Current releaseNov 20, November 20217.4.1.1, 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxHP Open VMSFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeStrong typed schemaFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
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 SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsBrowser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined procedures and functionsno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeno
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlno

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