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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. OrigoDB vs. Sphinx

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.13
Rank#352  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#327  Overall
#46  Document stores
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Score6.88
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseorigodb.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondborigodb.com/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Robert Friberg et alSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20172009 infounder the name LiveDB2001
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C#C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsUser defined using .NET types and collectionsno
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.nono infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.NetC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luayesno
Triggersnoyes infoDomain Eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynodepending on modelno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole based authorizationno

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