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DBMS > Sphinx vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Sphinx vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score7.75
Rank#54  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.28
Rank#273  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Websitesphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.Alex KashirinTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release200120201987
Current release3.4.1, July 20210.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolProprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
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 supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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