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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelSearch engineGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.23
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.85
Rank#160  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websitesphinxsearch.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docswww.tigergraph.com/­documentation
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20012017
Current release3.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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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 fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access control
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SphinxTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersVisa, Uber, AliPay, SoftBank, Wish, China Mobile, State Grid of China, and Zillow
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Market metricsTigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsDeveloper & Enterprise Edition: https://www.tigergraph.com/download/ Pricing is available...
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