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

DBMS > ObjectBox vs. Oracle vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. Oracle vs. Sphinx

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Score1336.07
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websiteobjectbox.iowww.oracle.com/­databasesphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iodocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasesphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedOracleSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201719802001
Current release19c, February 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is 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

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC and C++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle PartitioningSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedno
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.noyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
ObjectBoxOracleSphinx
Specific characteristicsOracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
» more
News

ObjectBox Java 2.4
15 October 2019

The best IoT Databases for the Edge – an overview and compact guide
10 October 2019

ObjectBox Swift 1.0 Released
24 September 2019

Car Tolling – A case for Edge Computing
11 September 2019

How to benchmark database performance – and ObjectBox
27 August 2019

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
3rd partiesGeneral SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

Navicat for Oracle improves the efficiency and productivity of Oracle developers and administrators with a streamlined working environment.
» more

DBHawk: a web-based Oracle database management and self-service BI software.
» more

Dremio is like magic for Oracle accelerating your analytical queries up to 1,000x.
» more

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

More resources
ObjectBoxOracleSphinx
DB-Engines blog posts

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Architecting eCommerce Platforms for Zero Downtime on Black Friday and Beyond
25 November 2016, Tony Branson (guest author)

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

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

show all

Recent citations in the news

Latest forecast on Object-Oriented Databases Software market Will Reflect Significant Growth Prospects during 2019-2026 | Google, Microsoft, Inter Systems, DBase, Cyebiz, VelocityDB
11 November 2019, Market Expert

ObjectBox has built a distributed database for the IoT
17 September 2019, Stacey on IoT

Object-Oriented Databases Software Market Analysis by Key Manufacturers, Type, Applications and Forecasts to 2019-2024
6 November 2019, Maxi Wire

Object-Oriented Databases Software Massive growth expects by Market 2019 opportunity assessments, growth factors, by major key players Google, Microsoft, InterSystems, DBase, Cyebiz, VelocityDB
31 October 2019, Market Expert

Munich-founded database startup ObjectBox raises $2 million
3 December 2018, Tech.eu

provided by Google News

What A Free Oracle Database Means To These 4 Developers
28 October 2019, Forbes

Amazon kisses last Oracle database goodbye, completes years-long migration
15 October 2019, CIO Dive

IBM and Oracle are so far behind in the cloud, they might stop trying to compete with Amazon altogether and go a different route, analyst says
12 November 2019, Business Insider

Rimini Street Announces Global Availability of Application Management Services for Oracle Database and Applications
8 November 2019, MarTech Series

What A Free Oracle Database Means To These Four Developers
31 October 2019, Techwire.net

provided by Google News

The Pirate Bay was recently down for over a week due to a DDoS attack
29 October 2019, Internet

Open Source Tools & Framework: Microservices Perspective
16 August 2019, Analytics India Magazine

eCommerce Search & Personalization
6 May 2018, SitePoint

Germans experiment with integrated motor and electronics for electric vehicles
26 July 2017, Electronics Weekly

Hummingbird Moths, A Primer
2 July 2019, adirondackalmanack.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

OBIEE+ Consultant / Architect (Oracle Business Intelligence - Enterprise Edition + Hyperion Reports + Hyperion Analyzer)
Decision Support Technology, Connecticut

Sr Database Administrator
United Biosource Corporation, Overland Park, KS

Hyperion HFM Consultant / Architect - HFM (Hyperion Financial Management)
Decision Support Technology, Connecticut

Oracle Essbase Consultant / Architect
Decision Support Technology, Connecticut

Hyperion Planning Consultant / Architect
Decision Support Technology, Connecticut

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

Neo4j logo

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

Couchbase logo

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

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here