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DBMS > mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. Sphinx

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.80
Rank#126  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#321  Overall
#44  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#224  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score6.56
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.comwww.postgres-xl.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationorigodb.com/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperHughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et alSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release19942009 infounder the name LiveDB2014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2001
Current release4.2, April 201910 R1, October 20183.3.1 , July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen SourceOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC#CC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyesno
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 infocan be achieved using .NETyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersnoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infoDomain Eventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedhorizontal partitioningSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynodepending on modelyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoMVCCno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoWrite ahead logyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole based authorizationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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