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System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. Prometheus vs. Sphinx

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch 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
Score3.64
Rank#78  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websiteobjectbox.ioprometheus.iosphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.ioprometheus.io/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201720152001
Current release3.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open 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++GoC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyno
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 infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
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 nodesnoneyes infoby Federationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnono
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27 August 2019

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