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NameSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.54
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.20
Rank#271  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Websitesphinxsearch.comwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docsvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperSphinx Technologies Inc.Paradigma Software
Initial release20011999
Current release3.2.1, January 20205.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
Secondary indexesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolODBC
Supported programming languagesC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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