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System Properties Comparison Sphinx vs. Splice Machine vs. Tibero vs. TinkerGraph

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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparisonTibero  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and SparkA secure RDBMS, designed for easy portability from OracleA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.43
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.88
Rank#181  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Score2.05
Rank#123  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#289  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitesphinxsearch.comsplicemachine.comwww.tmaxsoft.com/­products/­tiberotinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docsdoc.splicemachine.comtechnet.tmaxsoft.com/­upload/­download/­online/­tibero/­pver-20150504-000002/­index.html
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.Splice MachineTmaxSoft
Initial release2001201420032009
Current release3.3.1, July 20202.06, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaC and AssemblerJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yesyesno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolJDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tibero CLI
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Java
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoJavaPersistent Stored Procedure (PSM)no
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoby range, hash, list or compositenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoYes, via Full Spark Integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno infoplanned for next versionyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard (SQL 92, SQL 99)no
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Specific characteristicsTHE ONLY SCALE-OUT SQL RDBMS WITH BUILT-IN MACHINE LEARNING For data-rich, real-time...
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Competitive advantagesOperational Workloads: Full ACID support with high performance at scale Multi-row...
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Typical application scenariosNew AI/ML and IoT Applications Data Warehouse Offloads Application Modernization...
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Licensing and pricing modelsKubernetes Community Edition: https://hub.helm.sh/charts/splicemachine/splice-helm...
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