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System Properties Comparison MemSQL vs. ObjectBox vs. Sphinx

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NameMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.06
Rank#71  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.memsql.comobjectbox.iosphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.memsql.comdocs.objectbox.iosphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperMemSQL Inc.ObjectBox LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201320172001
Current release6.8, August 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux info64 bit version requiredAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and foreign keysnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesno
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Specific characteristicsMemSQL is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical systems...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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