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System Properties Comparison Sphinx vs. TigerGraph
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|Name||Sphinx Xexclude from comparison||TigerGraph Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases||A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time|
|Primary database model||Search engine||Graph DBMS|
|Developer||Sphinx Technologies Inc.|
|Current release||3.5.1, February 2023|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source GPL version 2, commercial licence available||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||FreeBSD|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes full-text index on all search fields|
|SQL Support of SQL||SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)||SQL-like query language (GSQL)|
|APIs and other access methods||Proprietary protocol||GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)|
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|Supported programming languages||C++ unofficial client library|
Perl unofficial client library
Ruby unofficial client library
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||no||yes|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding Partitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||none|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||yes|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||yes Relationships in graphs|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes The original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no|
|User concepts Access control||no||Role-based access control|
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