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System Properties Comparison Sequoiadb vs. Sphinx vs. XAP

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NameSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engineDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.26
Rank#244  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score7.04
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.75
Rank#172  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitewww.sequoiadb.comsphinxsearch.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­product/­xap
Technical documentationwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexsphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperSequoiadb Ltd.Sphinx Technologies Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release201320012000
Current release3.1.1, October 201814.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexnoyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSONProprietary protocolGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnonoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataDocument is locked during a transactionnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlnoRole-based access control
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SequoiadbSphinxXAP
Specific characteristicsSequoiaDB is a financial-level distributed database including three storage modes:...
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Competitive advantagesSequoiaDB provides a leading OLTP solution in the industry, and perfectly addresses...
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Typical application scenariosAs a financial-level distributed database management system, SequoiaDB supports distributed...
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Key customersChina Minsheng Bank ​ Bank of China Hengfeng Bank China GUANGFA Bank PICC China Mobile...
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Market metrics2017,2018 Gartner’s Database Report Listed More than 1000 enterprise customers and...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source GPL/Commercial licensing for enterprise version and services
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