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System Properties Comparison Manticore Search vs. OpenSearch vs. Sphinx

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NameManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.A 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 modelSearch engineSearch engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar LibraryVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.29
Rank#302  Overall
#21  Search engines
Score16.03
Rank#37  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score5.95
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitemanticoresearch.comgithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
sphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationmanual.manticoresearch.comopensearch.org/­docs/­latestsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperManticore SoftwareAmazon Web ServicesSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201720212001
Current release6.0, February 20232.5.0, January 20233.5.1, February 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open 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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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeFixed schemaschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Booleanyesno
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.Can index from XML
Secondary indexesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes 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 methodsBinary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesElixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
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 proceduresuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication based on Galera libraryyesnone
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 datayes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
User concepts infoAccess controlnono
More information provided by the system vendor
Manticore SearchOpenSearchSphinx
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosThe OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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