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System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Sphinx

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSEnhanced 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 DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.45
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.hughes.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serversphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperHughes TechnologiesPerconaSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release199420082001
Current release4.2, April 20198.0.17-8, October 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Ada
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 proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
mSQL infoMini SQLPercona 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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