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System Properties Comparison Sphinx vs. STSdb vs. ToroDB

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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen 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 methodA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value storeDocument store
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Score6.47
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.11
Rank#297  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#316  Overall
#41  Document stores
Websitesphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.torodb.com
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docswww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SC8Kdata
Initial release200120112016
Current release3.2.1, January 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C#Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
WindowsAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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 indexesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate 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 persistentyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and roles

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