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System Properties Comparison Manticore Search vs. RavenDB vs. Sphinx

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NameManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar LibraryGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.34
Rank#285  Overall
#19  Search engines
Score4.41
Rank#91  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score7.12
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitemanticoresearch.comravendb.netsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationmanual.manticoresearch.comravendb.net/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperManticore SoftwareHibernating RhinosSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201720102001
Current release4.2, December 20215.3, November 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C#C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeFixed schemaschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Booleannono
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 fieldsyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsBinary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesElixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersnoyesno
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 libraryMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
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 writesACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableno
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 controlnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleno
More information provided by the system vendor
Manticore SearchRavenDBSphinx
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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