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System Properties Comparison OpenQM vs. Sphinx

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NameOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.29
Rank#256  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score6.54
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.openqm.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperMartin PhillipsSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release19932001
Current release3.4-123.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infowith some exceptionsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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