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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. Sphinx vs. Tkrzw vs. ToroDB

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto CabinetA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engineKey-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.06
Rank#61  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score6.95
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Score0.03
Rank#342  Overall
#45  Document stores
Websiteignite.apache.orgsphinxsearch.comdbmx.net/­tkrzwwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docswww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSphinx Technologies Inc.Mikio Hirabayashi8Kdata
Initial release2015200120202016
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.63.4.1, July 20210.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC++C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)nono
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)nonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)nonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnonoAccess rights for users and roles

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