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DBMS > GridGain vs. ObjectBox vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. ObjectBox vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb vs. TerminusDB

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Object oriented DBMSSearch engineKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.34
Rank#124  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score1.53
Rank#157  Overall
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score7.12
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.15
Rank#333  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#301  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comobjectbox.iosphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4terminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.objectbox.iosphinxsearch.com/­docsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.ObjectBox LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SCDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20072017200120112018
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.13.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 201510.1.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC and C++C++C#Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
WindowsLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)noSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary native APIProprietary protocol.NET Client APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)nononoyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)nononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)online/offline synchronization between client and servernonenoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyesnonoRole-based access control
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