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System Properties Comparison c-treeEDGE vs. Sphinx

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Namec-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#217  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#104  Relational DBMS
Score7.39
Rank#47  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgesphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorysphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release19792001
Current releaseV1, Juni 20183.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesno
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 indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsDirect SQL
IoT Microservice layer
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no
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c-treeEDGESphinx
Specific characteristicsThe c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersNew product
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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