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System Properties Comparison LevelDB vs. RDF4J vs. Sequoiadb vs. Sphinx

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NameLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value storeRDF storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engine
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Score2.58
Rank#93  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score0.44
Rank#218  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.29
Rank#247  Overall
#34  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score6.02
Rank#54  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­google/­leveldbrdf4j.orgwww.sequoiadb.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdrdf4j.org/­documentationwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperGoogleSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Sequoiadb Ltd.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2011200420132001
Current release1.22, May 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++C++
Server operating systemsIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexno
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 indexesnoyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
proprietary protocol using JSONProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedDocument is locked during a transactionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnonosimple password-based access controlno

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