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System Properties Comparison OrientDB vs. Sphinx vs. Trafodion

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NameOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.40
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score8.01
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.45
Rank#243  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Websiteorientdb.orgsphinxsearch.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPSphinx Technologies Inc.Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release201020012014
Current release3.1.9, February 20213.4.1, July 20212.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++, Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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.nono
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 protocolADO.NET
JDBC
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, JavascriptnoJava Stored Procedures
TriggersHooksnono
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 nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesnoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurablenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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