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System Properties Comparison RavenDB vs. Sphinx vs. Splice Machine

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NameRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesOpen-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and Hadoop
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.14
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score6.54
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.70
Rank#191  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Websiteravendb.netsphinxsearch.comsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docssphinxsearch.com/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperHibernating RhinosSphinx Technologies Inc.John Leach
Initial release201020012014
Current release4.2, May 20193.2.1, January 20202.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoextended commercial Enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Java
JRuby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infoJava
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-master replicationnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono infouses HBase instead
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, Cluster-wide transaction availablenoACID
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundlenoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Splice Machine is the open-source dual-engine RDBMS, powered by Hadoop and Spark....
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Machine Learning, High Volume Financial Transaction processing, Internet of Things...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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Free Open Source as well as Enterprise model available. See http://www.splicemachine.com/product/pricing...
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