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System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. Sphinx vs. Splice Machine vs. Titan

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and SparkTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.65
Rank#208  Overall
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score6.47
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.79
Rank#186  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Websiteobjectbox.iosphinxsearch.comsplicemachine.comtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iosphinxsearch.com/­docsdoc.splicemachine.comgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.Splice MachineAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2017200120142012
Current release3.2.1, January 20202.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++JavaJava
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yesno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIProprietary protocolJDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoJavayes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioningyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesonline/offline synchronization between client and servernoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoYes, via Full Spark Integrationyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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