DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > MaxDB vs. Newts vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison MaxDB vs. Newts vs. Sphinx

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsTime Series DBMS based on CassandraOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.04
Rank#73  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#336  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score6.02
Rank#54  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitemaxdb.sap.comopennms.github.io/­newtssphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikisphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997OpenNMS GroupSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release198420142001
Current release7.9.09 (July 2018), 20183.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
HTTP REST
Java API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
JavaC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
MaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DNewtsSphinx
DB-Engines blog posts

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Actifio's latest release speeds up multicloud data recovery
16 December 2019, SiliconANGLE News

Alibaba Cloud Offers Access to SAP Software for...
5 June 2018, Alizila

5 Best practices for protecting SAP in Linux environments
19 June 2018, ITProPortal

What is SAP S/4HANA? – Business Introduction
5 April 2018, Security Boulevard

Agassi, Sikka, Leukert, Mueller
21 February 2019, E3zine.com

provided by Google News

Coronavirus daily briefing: Foreign Secretary says Prime Minister remains 'under observation' in hospital
6 April 2020, The Northern Echo

provided by Google News

ARCHER compromised, shut down. Ramsay malware vs. air-gaps. Ransomware surcharge. CreepWare booted from Play. COVID-19 notes.
15 May 2020, The CyberWire

Coronavirus-related cyberattacks up 30% in last 3 weeks: Check Point
13 May 2020, Economic Times

COVID-19 Impact: Top 5 cybersecurity trends in India
13 May 2020, Economic Times

60 kids 'horrified' as hacker streams sex abuse video during Zoom call
11 May 2020, Economic Times

How AI steered doctors toward a possible Coronavirus treatment
2 May 2020, ETCIO.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Jr. SAP Basis Administrator (Exempt)
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, Fort Defiance, AZ

SAP Basis Architect
Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited, United States

Sr SAP Basis Admin
Honeywell, Atlanta, GA

SAP BASIS/HANA Lead
ARCHENTS Inc, Kansas City, MO

Support Escalation Engineer - ARR SAP
Microsoft, Charlotte, NC

SR WEB DEVELOPER
Exactech, Inc., Gainesville, FL

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Present your product here