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DBMS > SiriDB vs. SpatiaLite vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison SiriDB vs. SpatiaLite vs. Sphinx

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NameSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen Source Time Series DBMSSpatial extension of SQLiteOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.14
Rank#339  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score2.24
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score6.08
Rank#66  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitesiridb.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.siridb.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperCesbitAlessandro FurieriSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201720082001
Current release5.0.0, August 20203.5.1, February 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-lessFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoNumeric datayesno
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 indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnono

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