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System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. OrientDB vs. Sphinx

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Score5.38
Rank#59  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
Score7.04
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websiteobjectbox.ioorientdb.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.ioorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.xsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloudSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201720102001
Current release3.0.23, August 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open 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 languageC and C++JavaC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
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 SQLnoSQL-like query language, no joinsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APITinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, Javascriptno
TriggersnoHooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableno
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