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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.72
Rank#63  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.01
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitesphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.Alex Kashirin
Initial release20012020
Current release3.4.1, July 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno
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 fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolProprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
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.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlno

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