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DBMS > IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesOpen 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 modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Search engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.19
Rank#323  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score5.98
Rank#56  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.04
Rank#360  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storesphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­docs/­en/­db2-event-storesphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperIBMSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release201720012011
Current release2.03.5.1, February 20234.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition 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 and C++C++C#
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionFreeBSD
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)
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no
Secondary indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
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 nodesActive-active shard replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 dataNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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