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System Properties Comparison OrientDB vs. Sphinx vs. Trafodion vs. Vertica

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NameOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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 DBMSCloud or on-premises analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.14
Rank#79  Overall
#14  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score6.72
Rank#63  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.43
Rank#252  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score19.29
Rank#38  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websiteorientdb.orgsphinxsearch.comtrafodion.apache.orgwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docstrafodion.apache.orgvertica.com/­documentation
DeveloperOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPSphinx Technologies Inc.Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HPMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2010200120142005
Current release3.1.9, February 20213.4.1, July 20212.3.0, February 201911.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yesyesyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes: BINARY, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, LONG VARCHAR, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL, INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND, INTERVAL YEAR TO MONTH, DOUBLE PRECISION, FLOAT, INTEGER, BIGINT, SMALLINT,NUMERIC, DECIMAL, NUMBER, MONEY,GEOMETRY
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyesNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language, no joinsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yesFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsTinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
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.NetC#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, JavascriptnoJava Stored Proceduresyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
TriggersHooksnonoyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedShardinghorizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyes, via HBaseMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesnoyes infovia user defined functions and HBaseno infoBi-directional Spark integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationship in graphsnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurablenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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OrientDBSphinxTrafodionVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsDeploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises,...
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Competitive advantagesFast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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