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DBMS > Sphinx vs. STSdb vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison Sphinx vs. STSdb vs. Trafodion

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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  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 methodTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.93
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.26
Rank#320  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.76
Rank#233  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Websitesphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4trafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SCApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release200120112014
Current release3.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 20152.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C#C++, Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
WindowsLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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 fieldsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol.NET Client APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored Procedures
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 nodesnonenoneyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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