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System Properties Comparison Sphinx vs. STSdb vs. Valentina Server

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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  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 methodObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.33
Rank#317  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.40
Rank#299  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Websitesphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docsvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SCParadigma Software
Initial release200120111999
Current release3.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 20155.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
WindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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 APIODBC
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
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 supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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