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System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. Sphinx vs. Trafodion

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  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 databasesTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.67
Rank#207  Overall
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score6.34
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.54
Rank#225  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Websiteobjectbox.iosphinxsearch.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iosphinxsearch.com/­docstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release201720012014
Current release3.2.1, January 20202.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C++, Java
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored Procedures
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 servernoneyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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