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System Properties Comparison Sphinx vs. TigerGraph vs. WakandaDB

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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  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-timeWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelSearch engineGraph DBMSObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.95
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score1.80
Rank#138  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#356  Overall
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitesphinxsearch.comwww.tigergraph.comwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.tigergraph.comwakanda.github.io/­doc
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.Wakanda SAS
Initial release200120172012
Current release3.5.1, February 20232.7.0 (April 29, 2019), April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++C++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language (GSQL)no
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C++
Java
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlyes

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