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DBMS > SpaceTime vs. Sphinx vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison SpaceTime vs. Sphinx vs. Yaacomo

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NameSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.00
Rank#383  Overall
#7  Spatial DBMS
Score5.98
Rank#56  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.mireo.com/­spacetimesphinxsearch.comyaacomo.com
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperMireoSphinx Technologies Inc.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release202020012009
Current release3.5.1, February 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFixed-grid hypercubesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesReal-time block device replication (DRBD)noneSource-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 integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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 controlyesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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