DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Rockset vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Rockset vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.95
Rank#223  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.33
Rank#317  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websiterockset.comsphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.rockset.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperRocksetSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release201920012011
Current release3.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C++C#
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datedynamic typingnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesall fields are automatically indexedyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTProprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolenono

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
RocksetSphinxSTSdb
DB-Engines blog posts

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Rockset Announces Another Year of Exponential Growth
20 January 2023, Datanami

Allianz Direct taps Rockset for real-time pricing
26 January 2023, KMWorld Magazine

14 data predictions for enterprise growth in 2023
2 January 2023, VentureBeat

Storage news ticker - 3 January 2023 – Blocks and Files
31 December 2022, Blocks and Files

Kensu partners with Snowflake -
11 January 2023, Enterprise Times

provided by Google News

Pure Color | James Romm
20 October 2022, The New York Review of Books

The Pirate Bay was recently down for over a week due to a DDoS attack
29 October 2019, The Hacker News

Land art megasculpture built on stolen Indigenous land in Nevada
9 September 2022, Grist

Best Full-Text Search Engines to Maximize Search Experience for ...
31 May 2021, Techstory

Germans experiment with integrated motor and electronics for ...
26 July 2017, Electronics Weekly

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Adept Software Engineer
CBT Nuggets, Remote

Sales Engineer (UK)
rockset, Remote

Data Architect
proit-inc, Irvine, CA

Data Architect
PRO IT, Irvine, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Present your product here