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System Properties Comparison OrientDB vs. Sphinx vs. Splice Machine

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NameOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesOpen-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and Hadoop
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.38
Rank#59  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
Score7.04
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.72
Rank#178  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
Websiteorientdb.comsphinxsearch.comwww.splicemachine.com
Technical documentationorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.xsphinxsearch.com/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloudSphinx Technologies Inc.John Leach
Initial release201020012014
Current release3.0.23, August 20193.1.1, October 20182.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoextended commercial Enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language, no joinsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsTinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Java
JRuby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, Javascriptnoyes infoJava
TriggersHooksnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesnono infouses HBase instead
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationship in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurablenoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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