DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > LokiJS vs. ObjectBox vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison LokiJS vs. ObjectBox vs. Sphinx

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument storeObject oriented DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.32
Rank#233  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSobjectbox.iosphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.objectbox.iosphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201420172001
Current release3.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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 indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary native APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyes 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
LokiJSObjectBoxSphinx
News

Sync.Drone: a drone project based on ObjectBox
20 November 2019

ObjectBox Java 2.4
15 October 2019

The best IoT Databases for the Edge – an overview and compact guide
10 October 2019

ObjectBox Swift 1.0 Released
24 September 2019

Car Tolling – A case for Edge Computing
11 September 2019

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
LokiJSObjectBoxSphinx
DB-Engines blog posts

New kids on the block: database management systems implemented in JavaScript
1 December 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Fast, Lightweight Data Storage for Cordova Apps with LokiJS
26 January 2016, SitePoint

LokiJS 1.4 Release Brings Performance Improvement, NativeScript Adapter
12 July 2016, InfoQ.com

LokiJS - A JavaScript Database
18 November 2014, iProgrammer

LinkedIn open-sources URL-Detector Java library, LokiJS 1.4, and Bulgaria's new open-source law—SD Times news digest: July 5, 2016
5 July 2016, SDTimes.com

NativeScript 6 Goes Webpack All The Way
22 July 2019, iProgrammer

provided by Google News

Global Object-Oriented Databases Software Market Research Report 2019-2024 – Google, ObjectBox, Microsoft, DBase, Cyebiz, InterSystems
18 November 2019, News Adopt

ObjectBox has built a distributed database for the IoT
17 September 2019, Stacey on IoT

Object-Oriented Databases Software Massive growth expects by Market 2019 opportunity assessments, growth factors, by major key players Google, Microsoft, InterSystems, DBase, Cyebiz, VelocityDB
31 October 2019, Market Expert

Latest forecast on Object-Oriented Databases Software market Will Reflect Significant Growth Prospects during 2019-2026 | Google, Microsoft, Inter Systems, DBase, Cyebiz, VelocityDB
11 November 2019, Market Expert

Object-Oriented Databases Software Market Analysis by Key Manufacturers, Type, Applications and Forecasts to 2019-2024
6 November 2019, Maxi Wire

provided by Google News

The Pirate Bay was recently down for over a week due to a DDoS attack
29 October 2019, Internet

The Best Salt Lamp In 2019
17 November 2019, Best gaming pro

The Best Soil PH Meter In 2019
16 November 2019, Best gaming pro

Open Source Tools & Framework: Microservices Perspective
16 August 2019, Analytics India Magazine

eCommerce Search & Personalization
6 May 2018, SitePoint

provided by Google News




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Present your product here