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System Properties Comparison Memgraph vs. QuestDB vs. Sphinx vs. SQL.JS

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NameMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleA high performance, low latency Time Series DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesPort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.10
Rank#303  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#260  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score6.35
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.70
Rank#201  Overall
#98  Relational DBMS
Websitememgraph.comquestdb.iosphinxsearch.comsql.js.org
Technical documentationdocs.memgraph.comquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionsphinxsearch.com/­docssql.js.org/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperMemgraph LtdQuestDB LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.Alon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release2017201420012012
Current release3.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
HTTP RESTProprietary protocolJavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infodynamic graph partitioninghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infowith snapshot isolationACID for single-table writesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.no infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsnono
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MemgraphQuestDBSphinxSQL.JS
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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