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System Properties Comparison c-treeEDGE vs. Sphinx vs. SQLite

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Namec-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.34
Rank#246  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score6.45
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score126.82
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgesphinxsearch.comwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorysphinxsearch.com/­docswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationSphinx Technologies Inc.Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release197920012000
Current releaseV1, Juni 20183.2.1, January 20203.32.2 (June 4, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++C
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesnoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++nono
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.nono
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Specific characteristicsThe c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersNew product
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Market metricsNew product
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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