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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTrino  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesFast distributed SQL query engine for big data analytics. Forked from Presto and originally named PrestoSQL
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.80
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score5.39
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitesphinxsearch.comtrino.io
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docstrino.io/­broadcast
trino.io/­docs/­current
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterGitHubYouTube
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.Trino Software Foundation
Initial release20012012 info2020 rebranded from PrestoSQL
Current release3.4.1, July 2021
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++Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS infofor devlopment
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 fieldsdepending on connected data-source
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Trino CLI
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, depending on connected data-source
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supporteddepending on connected data-source
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonedepending on connected data-source
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on connected data-source
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanodepending on connected data-source
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.depending on connected data-source
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSQL standard access control
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Specific characteristicsTrino is the fastest open source, massively parallel processing SQL query engine...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance analtyics and data processing of very large data sets Powerful ANSI...
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Typical application scenariosPerformant analytics query engine for data warehouses, data lakes, and data lakehouses...
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Key customersTrino is widely adopted across the globe as freely-available open source software....
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Market metrics28250+ commits in GitHub 5750+ stargazers in GitHub 6950+ pull requests merged in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTrino is an open source project and usage is therefore free. Commercial offerings...
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