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DBMS > Machbase vs. OpenSearch vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Machbase vs. OpenSearch vs. Sphinx

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NameMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.14
Rank#339  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score9.57
Rank#49  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score7.12
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitewww.machbase.comgithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
sphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewopensearch.org/­docs/­latestsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperMachbaseAmazon Web ServicesSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201320212001
Current releaseV6.5, August 20212.2.0, August 20223.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Aiven for OpenSearch: Fully managed open source search and analytics suite including search engine, NoSQL document database, and visualization interface.
Implementation languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes 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.yes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlno

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