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DBMS > Percona Server for MongoDB vs. Sphinx vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison Percona Server for MongoDB vs. Sphinx vs. Sqrrl

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NamePercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 databasesAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.60
Rank#246  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score5.95
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.percona.com/­mongodb/­software/­percona-server-for-mongodbsphinxsearch.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdocs.percona.com/­percona-distribution-for-mongodbsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperPerconaSphinx Technologies Inc.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release201520012012
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 availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
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 SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSONProprietary protocolAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
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
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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 infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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