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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Splunk vs. Teradata

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAnalytics Platform for Big DataA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.49
Rank#208  Overall
#31  Document stores
#100  Relational DBMS
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score76.81
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.splunk.comwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffSplunk Inc.Teradata
Initial release201420031984
Current releaseTeradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.no infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP REST.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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