DB-EnginesEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by Redgate Software

DBMS > Percona Server for MongoDB vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Percona Server for MongoDB vs. Sphinx

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Percona Server for MongoDB and Sphinx with MongoDB, PostgreSQL and Elasticsearch.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NamePercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#251  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score5.96
Rank#56  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.percona.com/­mongodb/­software/­percona-server-for-mongodbsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.percona.com/­percona-distribution-for-mongodbsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperPerconaSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20152001
Current release3.4.10-2.10, November 20173.5.1, February 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSONProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptno
Triggersnono
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 nodesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesno

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Percona Server for MongoDBSphinx
DB-Engines blog posts

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

6 keys to MongoDB database security
10 July 2024, InfoWorld

MongoDB Performance Tuning
23 May 2024, Database Trends and Applications

How to Plan Your MongoDB Upgrade
29 January 2024, The New Stack

Percona launches management system aimed at open-source databases
17 May 2022, The Register

Percona Platform aims to boost open source database support
17 May 2022, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Switching From Sphinx to MkDocs Documentation — What Did I Gain and Lose?
2 February 2024, Towards Data Science

Manticore is a Faster Alternative to Elasticsearch in C++
25 July 2022, hackernoon.com

Perplexity AI: From Its Use To Operation, Everything You Need To Know About Googles Newest Challenger
11 January 2024, Free Press Journal

The Pirate Bay was recently down for over a week due to a DDoS attack
29 October 2019, The Hacker News

How to Build 600+ Links in One Month
4 September 2020, Search Engine Journal

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

Present your product here