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System Properties Comparison etcd vs. MySQL vs. Sphinx

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Nameetcd  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed reliable key-value storeWidely used open source RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APISearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.57
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score1261.57
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score6.45
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websiteetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
www.mysql.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
dev.mysql.com/­docsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release19952001
Current release3.4, August 20198.0.21, 20203.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JSON over HTTP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersyes, watching key changesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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