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System Properties Comparison Sphinx vs. Transbase vs. XAP

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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
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Score6.54
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.16
Rank#278  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#166  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitesphinxsearch.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­home.htmlwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­info-center/­product-info-whitepapers.htmldocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.Transaction Software GmbHGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release200119872000
Current release3.2.1, January 2020Transbase 8.3, September 201914.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial infofree development licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yesSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnoyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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