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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopOpen 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 method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score72.12
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.33
Rank#317  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitehive.apache.orgsphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homesphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release201220012011
Current release3.1.3, April 20223.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C#
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Proprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnono

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