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System Properties Comparison Riak KV vs. Sphinx

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NameRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesSearch engine
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Score5.68
Rank#53  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score7.23
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitebasho.com/­products/­riak-kvsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20092001
Current release2.1.0, April 20153.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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 indexesrestrictedyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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