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System Properties Comparison SAP HANA vs. Sphinx

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NameSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
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Score55.39
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score7.23
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­hanasphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSAPSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20102001
Current release2.0 SPS04, April 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsAppliance or cloud-serviceFreeBSD
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 methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresSQLScript, Rno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno

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