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DBMS > Machbase vs. Sphinx vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Machbase vs. Sphinx vs. Transbase

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NameMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.14
Rank#339  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score7.12
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.19
Rank#322  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.machbase.comsphinxsearch.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewsphinxsearch.com/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperMachbaseSphinx Technologies Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release201320011987
Current releaseV6.5, August 20213.4.1, July 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
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
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infovolatile and lookup tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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