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DBMS > SpaceTime vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison SpaceTime vs. Sphinx vs. STSdb

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NameSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#6  Spatial DBMS
Score6.88
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websitewww.mireo.hr/­spacetimesphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperMireoSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release202020012011
Current release3.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C#
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFixed-grid hypercubesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesReal-time block device replication (DRBD)nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnono

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