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DBMS > c-treeEDGE vs. QuestDB vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison c-treeEDGE vs. QuestDB vs. Sphinx

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Namec-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.A high performance, low latency Time Series DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.36
Rank#249  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#266  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score6.47
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgequestdb.iosphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationQuestDB LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release197920142001
Current releaseV1, Juni 20183.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTProprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
JavaC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++nono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioninghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no
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c-treeEDGEQuestDBSphinx
Specific characteristicsThe c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersNew product
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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