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DBMS > InfinityDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Sphinx

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score2.51
Rank#111  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score8.03
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websiteboilerbay.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serversphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.PerconaSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release200220082001
Current release4.08.0.25-15, 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesno
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.noyes
Secondary indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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 controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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