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

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NamePercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  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 databasesHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.53
Rank#203  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score7.04
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.75
Rank#172  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitewww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodbsphinxsearch.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­product/­xap
Technical documentationwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperPerconaSphinx Technologies Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release201520012000
Current release3.4.10-2.10, November 20173.1.1, October 201814.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSONProprietary protocolGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
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
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnonoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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 Engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Percona Server for MongoDBSphinxXAP
Specific characteristics100% drop in replacement for MongoDB Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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Competitive advantagesEncrypted WiredTiger storage engine provides data at rest encryption SASL authentication...
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Typical application scenariosUnstructured data models Internet of Things applications Meeting requirements for...
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Key customersSB Tech Moz Meu Patrocinio Passportal See more Percona customers .
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Market metricsOver 385,000 downloads 800+ customers. Awarded Bronze StevieĀ® Award winner for "New...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
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