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System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. Quasardb vs. Sphinx

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseOpen 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
Score0.09
Rank#290  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websiteobjectbox.iowww.quasardb.netsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iodoc.quasardb.netsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedquasardbSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201720092001
Current release3.1, January 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryno
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 indexesyesyes infowith tagsyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIHTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
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 nodesnoneSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
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 persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByes 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 infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlyesCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailno
More information provided by the system vendor
ObjectBoxQuasardbSphinx
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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