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DBMS > LMDB vs. Machbase vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison LMDB vs. Machbase vs. Sphinx

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NameLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.43
Rank#122  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score0.14
Rank#339  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score7.12
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitewww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbwww.machbase.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSymasMachbaseSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201120132001
Current release0.9.29, March 2021V6.5, August 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesCC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes 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.yesyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple password-based access controlno

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