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System Properties Comparison KeyDB vs. MySQL vs. Sphinx vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameKeyDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn ultra-fast, open source Key-value store fully compatible with Redis API, modules, and protocolsWidely used open source RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APISearch engineMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#265  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
Score1219.77
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score4.19
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­JohnSully/­KeyDB
keydb.dev
www.mysql.comsphinxsearch.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.keydb.devdev.mysql.com/­docsphinxsearch.com/­docswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperEQ Alpha Technology Ltd.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSphinx Technologies Inc.Rocket Software
Initial release2019199520011985
Current release8.0.26, July 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD-3Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C++C
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datepartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyesnooptional
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 indexesyes infoby using the Redis Search moduleyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocoADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocolJava API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes infoproprietary syntaxnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyesyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access control and ACLUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesnoAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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