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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. ObjectBox vs. Sphinx

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSObject oriented DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.19
Rank#258  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexobjectbox.iosphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.objectbox.iosphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSpotifyObjectBox LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201420172001
Current release3.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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 indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Proprietary native APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno
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