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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Splunk vs. TiDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.Analytics Platform for Big DataTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.47
Rank#246  Overall
#16  Search engines
Score96.35
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score3.54
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-servicewww.splunk.compingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAlibabaCloud Inc.Splunk Inc.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201620032016
Current release5.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageGo, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes3 replicasMulti-source replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectoryesyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAlibaba Cloud user access controlAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceSplunkTiDB
Specific characteristicsA real-time service for telementry data (log, metric, trace). Alibaba Cloud Log Service...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantages* Ease of use: Completes data collections from more than 30 data sources within five...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenarios* Log/Trace/Event Search & Analysis * Application Monitoring * Operation Analysis...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customers* Alibaba & Ant-Finance:he infrastructure service for the Corp * Over 22k Subscriber...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsPay-As-You-Go https://www.alibabacloud.com/product/log-service/pricing
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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