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DBMS > InfinityDB vs. mSQL vs. Raima Database Manager vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. mSQL vs. Raima Database Manager vs. Sphinx

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfacemSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score1.85
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#225  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score8.01
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websiteboilerbay.comhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlraima.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.raima.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.Hughes TechnologiesRaima Inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2002199419842001
Current release4.04.4, October 202115, June 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCCC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyesno
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.nonono infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyesSQL-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)
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioningSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononono
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InfinityDBmSQL infoMini SQLRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaSphinx
News

Raima Announces Release of Raima Database Manager (RDM) v15, a Powerful Embedded Time Series Database
10 June 2021

Raima Announces Release of Raima Database Manager (RDM) v14.2, a Powerful IoT Edge Embedded Database
8 October 2020

Raima Joins BlackBerry QNX Channel Partner Program to Deliver Safety-Critical and Secure Software Solutions for the IoT Edge Industry
1 October 2020

Raima Expands Their Reseller Network in Asia
19 May 2020

Raima and MontaVista announce strategic partnership
14 May 2020

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