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DBMS > mSQL vs. Sphinx vs. Stardog vs. Tkrzw

System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. Sphinx vs. Stardog vs. Tkrzw

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.85
Rank#130  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score7.91
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score1.97
Rank#124  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score0.00
Rank#352  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Websitehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlsphinxsearch.comwww.stardog.comdbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.stardog.com
DeveloperHughes TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.Stardog-UnionMikio Hirabayashi
Initial release1994200120102020
Current release4.4, October 20213.4.1, July 20217.3.0, May 20200.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)Yes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Serverno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javano
Triggersnonoyes infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-source replication in HA-Clusternone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
mSQL infoMini SQLSphinxStardogTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Specific characteristicsStardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesStardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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