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System Properties Comparison SingleStore vs. Solr vs. SpatiaLite

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NameSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score57.26
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score1.89
Rank#127  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.singlestore.comlucene.apache.org/­solrwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.singlestore.comlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperSingleStore Inc.Apache Software FoundationAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201320062008
Current release7.6, November 20219.0.0, May 20225.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, GoJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux info64 bit version requiredAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)server-less
Data schemeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysSolr Parallel SQL Interfaceyes
APIs and other access methodsCluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava pluginsno
Triggersnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infohash partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
SingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSolrSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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