DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > searchxml vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison searchxml vs. Sphinx

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare searchxml and Sphinx with Elasticsearch, MongoDB and Redis.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
Namesearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.03
Rank#326  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#18  Search engines
Score6.54
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.searchxml.net/­category/­productssphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutssphinxsearch.com/­docs
Developerinformationpartners gmbhSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20152001
Current release1.03.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsWindowsFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoon the application serverno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
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 datamultiple readers, single writerno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesno

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
searchxmlSphinx
DB-Engines blog posts

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

The Pirate Bay was recently down for over a week due to a DDoS attack
29 October 2019, Internet

Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM
30 March 2020, TechRepublic

Archaeologists uncover huge trove of ancient coffins
28 October 2019, Lonely Planet Travel News

Egyptian Pyramids Facts
2 February 2020, Communal News

eCommerce Search & Personalization — SitePoint
6 May 2018, SitePoint

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

SR WEB DEVELOPER
Exactech, Inc., Gainesville, FL

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Arangodb logo

One open-source engine for graph, document & search. Simplify your deployment
stack on Prem, in the cloud - Anywhere.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here