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System Properties Comparison Oracle NoSQL vs. Sphinx vs. TempoIQ

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NameOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engineTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.41
Rank#81  Overall
#14  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#44  Relational DBMS
Score8.03
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlsphinxsearch.comtempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperOracleSphinx Technologies Inc.TempoIQ
Initial release201120012012
Current release21.2, September 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalnoyes
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 indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocolHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featurenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)nono
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 infooff heap cacheno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnosimple authentication-based access control

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