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System Properties Comparison Qdrant vs. Sphinx

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NameQdrant  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA vector similarity Search Engine with neural network or semantic based matchingOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.21
Rank#323  Overall
#21  Search engines
Score6.74
Rank#61  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­qdrant/­qdrant
qdrant.tech
sphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationqdrant.tech/­documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperQdrantSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20212001
Current release3.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageRustC++
Server operating systemsDockerFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API infoOpenAPI 3.0Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesPythonC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
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 nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
User concepts infoAccess controlno

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