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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA 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 modelSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.95
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websitesphinxsearch.comdbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.Mikio Hirabayashi
Initial release20012020
Current release3.4.1, July 20210.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
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
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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)no
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
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 methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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