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System Properties Comparison Sphinx vs. STSdb vs. WakandaDB

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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  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 methodWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value storeObject oriented 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
Score0.01
Rank#386  Overall
#22  Object oriented DBMS
Websitesphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4wakanda.github.io
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docsdoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.STS Soft SCWakanda SAS
Initial release200120112012
Current release3.4.1, July 20214.0.8, September 20152.7.0 (April 29, 2019), April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C#C++, JavaScript
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
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)nono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol.NET Client APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
JavaScript
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 supportednonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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 controlnonoyes

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