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System Properties Comparison Oracle vs. Sphinx vs. Splice Machine

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NameOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesOpen-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
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Score1355.88
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score7.39
Rank#47  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.68
Rank#179  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­databasesphinxsearch.comwww.splicemachine.com
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasesphinxsearch.com/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperOracleSphinx Technologies Inc.John Leach
Initial release198020012014
Current release19c, February 20193.1.1, October 20182.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoextended commercial Enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Java
JRuby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possiblenoyes infoJava
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle PartitioningSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
noneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be realized in PL/SQLnono infouses HBase instead
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 dataACID infoisolation level can be parameterizednoACID
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.yes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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