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DBMS > Hazelcast vs. Lovefield vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. Lovefield vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.00
Rank#47  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score0.35
Rank#261  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score1.85
Rank#130  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score7.91
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitehazelcast.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperHazelcastGoogleHughes TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2008201419942001
Current release4.2, March 20212.1.12, February 20174.4, October 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.yes infothe object must implement a serialization strategynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
JavaScriptC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesnonono
Triggersyes infoEventsUsing read-only observersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated Mapnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithmnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes 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.yesyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnonono

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