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System Properties Comparison LokiJS vs. MySQL vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Sphinx

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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSWidely used open source RDBMSEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.53
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score1212.47
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score2.79
Rank#109  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score6.76
Rank#63  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.mysql.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serversphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdev.mysql.com/­docwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunPerconaSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2014199520082001
Current release8.0.30, July 20228.0.28-20, 20223.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes infoproprietary syntaxyesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyesyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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