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NamePercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.34
Rank#99  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score7.23
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serversphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperPerconaSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20082001
Current release8.0.15-6, May 20193.1.1, October 2018
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
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Percona Server for MySQLSphinx
Specific characteristics100% drop in replacement for MySQL Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source product means improved ROI and no vendor lock-in MyRocks reduces write-amplification...
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Typical application scenariosTransaction-based web site E-commerce applications Structured and predictable data...
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Key customersFacebook Bloomberg EA Sports Advertise.com Rent the Runway Pepper.com Pivotal Big...
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Market metricsOver 4,500,000 downloads 1000+ customers. Awarded Bronze Stevie® Award winner ​
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
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