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DBMS > mSQL vs. Rockset vs. SpatiaLite vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. Rockset vs. SpatiaLite vs. Sphinx

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBSpatial extension of SQLiteOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeSpatial DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.85
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#228  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score1.96
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score8.01
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlrockset.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.rockset.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperHughes TechnologiesRocksetAlessandro FurieriSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release1994201920082001
Current release4.4, October 20215.0.0, August 20203.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedcommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
hostedserver-lessFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesdynamic typingyesno
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 infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic shardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolenono

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