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System Properties Comparison KeyDB vs. Sphinx vs. Splice Machine

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NameKeyDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn ultra-fast, open source Key-value store fully compatible with Redis API, modules, and protocolsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.29
Rank#260  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Score6.45
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.76
Rank#185  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­JohnSully/­KeyDB
keydb.dev
sphinxsearch.comsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationdocs.keydb.dev/­docs/­introsphinxsearch.com/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperEQ Alpha Technology Ltd.Sphinx Technologies Inc.Splice Machine
Initial release201920012014
Current release3.2.1, January 20202.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD-3Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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 indexesnoyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoby using the Redis Search moduleyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocoProprietary protocolJDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
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
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoyes infoJava
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes 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 ACLnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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KeyDBSphinxSplice Machine
Specific characteristicsSplice Machine is the open-source dual-engine RDBMS, powered by Hadoop and Spark....
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Competitive advantages
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Typical application scenariosMachine Learning, High Volume Financial Transaction processing, Internet of Things...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree Open Source as well as Enterprise model available. See http://www.splicemachine.com/product/pricing...
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