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System Properties Comparison Hypertable vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

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NameHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as 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 modelWide column storeSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.33
Rank#317  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitesphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperHypertable Inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release200920012011
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20163.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen 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 languageC++C++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Thrift
Proprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
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 factor on file system levelnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 controlnonono

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