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NameMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelGraph DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.08
Rank#296  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Score6.54
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitememgraph.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.memgraph.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperMemgraph LtdSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20172001
Current release3.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-Master replication using RAFTnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infowith snapshot isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsno

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