DB-EnginesExtremeDB Active Replication featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Google Cloud Datastore vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Datastore vs. Sphinx

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Google Cloud Datastore and Sphinx with Elasticsearch, Solr and MySQL.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.27
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score6.43
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastoresphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperGoogleSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20082001
Current release3.3.1, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details hereno
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 indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Engineno
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineno
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 nodesMulti-source replication using Paxosnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactionsno
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, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Google Cloud DatastoreSphinx
DB-Engines blog posts

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

If your APIs are too messy, clap your hands: Google beats drum for Registry API • DEVCLASS
12 January 2021, DevClass

Key-Value Stores Market: Know about Impact of Covid-19 by Top Companies like – Redis, Azure Redis Cache, ArangoDB, Hbase, Google Cloud Datastore, Aerospike, and more
14 January 2021, Jumbo News

Global Key-Value Stores Market 2021 SWOT Analysis, by Key Players: Redis, Azure Redis Cache, ArangoDB, Hbase, Google Cloud Datastore, Aerospike, BoltDB, Couchbase, Memcached, Oracle, DataStax, Infinispan
15 January 2021, Splash Radio Wales

Google Cloud Datastore has Monday meltdown, tips other services over • DEVCLASS
11 November 2019, DevClass

Latest News 2020: Key-Value Stores Market by Coronavirus-COVID19 Impact Analysis With Top Manufacturers Analysis | Top Players: Redis, Azure Redis Cache, ArangoDB, Hbase, Google Cloud Datastore, etc. | InForGrowth
12 January 2021, Murphy's Hockey Law

provided by Google News

How to Build 600+ Links in One Month
4 September 2020, Search Engine Journal

6 Top & Best Open source Search Engine Software for Enterprises
17 June 2019, H2S Media

eCommerce Search & Personalization
6 May 2018, SitePoint

The Pirate Bay was recently down for over a week due to a DDoS attack
29 October 2019, Internet

Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM
30 March 2020, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

ETL Application Developer (**REMOTE AVAILABLE**)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Software Engineer Internship (Summer 2021)
wepay, Redwood City, CA

Back End / Python Application Developer (**REMOTE AVAILABLE**)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

ML Engineer
Stats Perform, Remote

NodeJS Full Stack Developer Remote
Funded.club, New York State

Senior Web and Mobile Architect
Associated Press, New York, NY

Sr. Software Engineer - Information Experience
Twitter, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here