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System Properties Comparison Sphinx vs. SQL.JS vs. WakandaDB

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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesPort of SQLite to JavaScriptWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.43
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.81
Rank#185  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#307  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitesphinxsearch.comsql.js.orgwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docssql.js.org/­documentation/­index.htmldoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.Alon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersWakanda SAS
Initial release200120122012
Current release3.3.1, July 20202.7.0 (April 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaScriptC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
JavaScriptJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.no infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyes

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