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System Properties Comparison Prometheus vs. Sphinx vs. TerminusDB

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NamePrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.86
Rank#72  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score6.54
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#30  Graph DBMS
Websiteprometheus.iosphinxsearch.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationprometheus.io/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docsterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release201520012018
Current release3.2.1, January 20201.1.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlynoyes
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 infoImport of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocolOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby FederationnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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 infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoRole-based access control

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