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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Sphinx

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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 databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score78.66
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score6.95
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitehive.apache.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homesphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20122001
Current release3.1.2, August 20193.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno

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