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System Properties Comparison Sphinx vs. Typesense vs. WakandaDB

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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTypesense  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA typo-tolerant, in-memory search engine optimized for instant search-as-you-type experiences and developer productivityWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.98
Rank#56  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.79
Rank#210  Overall
#14  Search engines
Score0.03
Rank#364  Overall
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitesphinxsearch.comtypesense.orgwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docstypesense.org/­docswakanda.github.io/­doc
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.Wakanda SAS
Initial release200120152012
Current release3.5.1, February 20232.7.0 (April 29, 2019), April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infopre-defined schema optionalyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net infocommunity maintained
Clojure infocommunity maintained
Dart infocommunity maintained
Go infocommunity maintained
Java infocommunity maintained
JavaScript
Perl infocommunity maintained
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust infocommunity maintained
Swift infocommunity maintained
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnoyes
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 nodesnoneMulti-source replication using RAFTnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 datanonoACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes

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