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System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. Sphinx vs. ToroDB

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#207  Overall
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score6.34
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.10
Rank#314  Overall
#43  Document stores
Websiteobjectbox.iosphinxsearch.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iosphinxsearch.com/­docswww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.8Kdata
Initial release201720012016
Current release3.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++Java
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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 infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIProprietary protocol
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesonline/offline synchronization between client and servernoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
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 persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoAccess rights for users and roles
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