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NameOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.95
Rank#127  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score7.91
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websiteopentsdb.netsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docs
Developercurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20112001
Current release3.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsno
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Telnet API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on HBaseSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on HBasenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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