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System Properties Comparison Manticore Search vs. SpaceTime vs. Sphinx

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NameManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.SpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelSearch engineSpatial DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar LibraryRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.23
Rank#317  Overall
#21  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#396  Overall
#8  Spatial DBMS
Score6.03
Rank#60  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitemanticoresearch.comwww.mireo.com/­spacetimesphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationmanual.manticoresearch.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperManticore SoftwareMireoSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201720202001
Current release6.0, February 20233.5.1, February 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeFixed schemayesyes
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 XMLno
Secondary indexesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsBinary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesElixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedFixed-grid hypercubesSharding 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 libraryReal-time block device replication (DRBD)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 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.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesno

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