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DBMS > ObjectBox vs. Sphinx vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. Sphinx vs. Titan

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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 databasesTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websiteobjectbox.iosphinxsearch.comtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iosphinxsearch.com/­docsgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.Aurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release201720012012
Current release3.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
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++C++Java
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIProprietary protocolJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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