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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.91
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.49
Rank#239  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Websitesphinxsearch.comgithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
www.taosdata.com
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docswww.taosdata.com/­en/­documentation
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.Taos Data
Initial release20012019
Current release3.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnoyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes
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Specific characteristicsOne of the modules of TDengine is the time-series database. However, in addition...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance improvement over 10 times: An innovative data storage structure is defined,...
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Typical application scenariosIT Infrastructure, Servers and Applications Monitoring Internet of Cars, Trucks,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database With more than 15,500 stars on GitHub
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source (AGPL v3) Enterprise / Cloud (https://www.taosdata.com/en/support/)
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