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DBMS > OpenTSDB vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison OpenTSDB vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb vs. TerminusDB

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NameOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.39
Rank#123  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score6.74
Rank#61  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score0.38
Rank#284  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
Websiteopentsdb.netsphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4terminusdb.com
Technical documentationopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
Developercurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SCDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2011200120112018
Current release3.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 201510.1.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C#Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
WindowsLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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 indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)noSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Telnet API
Proprietary protocol.NET Client APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on HBaseSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on HBasenonenoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoRole-based access control

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