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System Properties Comparison Hypertable vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb
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|Name||Hypertable Xexclude from comparison||Sphinx Xexclude from comparison||STSdb Xexclude from comparison|
|Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.|
|Description||An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as 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||Wide column store||Search engine||Key-value store|
|Developer||Hypertable Inc.||Sphinx Technologies Inc.||STS Soft SC|
|Current release||0.9.8.11, March 2016||3.4.1, July 2021||4.0.8, September 2015|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source GNU version 3. Commercial license available||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||Linux|
Windows an inofficial Windows port is available
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no||no||yes primitive types and user defined types (classes)|
|Secondary indexes||restricted only exact value or prefix value scans||yes full-text index on all search fields||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)||no|
|APIs and other access methods||C++ API|
|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||no||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 on file system level||none||none|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||yes||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate 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||no||no||no|
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