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NameSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.17
Rank#80  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score7.23
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSybase, SAPSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release19932001
Current release3.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesDelphi
Perl
PHP
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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