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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. CrateDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreDistributed Date Store based on LuceneRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.52
Rank#112  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.83
Rank#186  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score6.43
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score89.40
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbcrate.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbcrate.io/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAmazonCrateSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release2007201319922003
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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Amazon SimpleDBCrateDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSplunk
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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