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NameQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.16
Rank#281  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score6.54
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.quasardb.netsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdoc.quasardb.netsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperquasardbSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20092001
Current release3.1, January 20193.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infointeger and binaryno
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 infowith tagsyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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 persistentyes infoby using LevelDByes 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 infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailno
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QuasardbSphinx
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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