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System Properties Comparison PouchDB vs. Sphinx

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NamePouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engine
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Score2.85
Rank#86  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score6.02
Rank#54  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitepouchdb.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guidessphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20122001
Current release7.1.1, June 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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 indexesyes infovia viewsyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes 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 controlnono

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