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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb
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|Name||Hive Xexclude from comparison||Sphinx Xexclude from comparison||STSdb Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop||Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases||Key-Value Store with special method for indexing optimized for high performance using a special indexing method|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Search engine||Key-value store|
|Developer||Apache Software Foundation initially developed by Facebook||Sphinx Technologies Inc.||STS Soft SC|
|Current release||3.1.3, April 2022||3.4.1, July 2021||4.0.8, September 2015|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache Version 2||Open Source GPL version 2, commercial licence available||Open Source GPLv2, commercial license available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||All OS with a Java VM||FreeBSD|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||no||yes primitive types and user defined types (classes)|
|Secondary indexes||yes||yes full-text index on all search fields||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||SQL-like DML and DDL statements||SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)||no|
|APIs and other access methods||JDBC|
|Proprietary protocol||.NET Client API|
|Supported programming languages||C++|
|C++ unofficial client library|
Perl unofficial client library
Ruby unofficial client library
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes user defined functions and integration of map-reduce||no||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||Sharding Partitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||selectable replication factor||none||none|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||yes query execution via MapReduce||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Eventual Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||no||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no||no||no|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes The original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Access rights for users, groups and roles||no||no|
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