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DBMS > GeoSpock vs. Sphinx vs. Ultipa

System Properties Comparison GeoSpock vs. Sphinx vs. Ultipa

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NameGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonUltipa  Xexclude from comparison
GeoSpock seems to be discontinued. Therefore it will be excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesHigh performance Graph DBMS supporting HTAP high availability cluster deployment
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score6.03
Rank#60  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.16
Rank#332  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitegeospock.comsphinxsearch.comwww.ultipa.com
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docswww.ultipa.com/­document
DeveloperGeoSpockSphinx Technologies Inc.Ultipa
Initial release20012019
Current release2.0, September 20193.5.1, February 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.no
Secondary indexestemporal, categoricalyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBCProprietary protocolRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingSharding 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 methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tableno

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