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System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. ObjectBox vs. Sphinx

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score1.75
Rank#130  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#190  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score6.43
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlobjectbox.iosphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iosphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperHughes TechnologiesObjectBox LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release199420172001
Current release4.2, April 20193.3.1, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C
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 proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneonline/offline synchronization between client and servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesno
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mSQL infoMini SQLObjectBoxSphinx
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