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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. BoltDB vs. Lovefield vs. RocksDB vs. Splunk

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageAn embedded key-value store for Go.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.69
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Document stores
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#206  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#247  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitedrill.apache.orggithub.com/­boltdb/­boltgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrocksdb.orgwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGoogleFacebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.
Initial release20122013201420132003
Current release1.17.0, December 20192.1.12, February 20176.5.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnoyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC++GoJavaScriptC++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnononoyes
TriggersnonoUsing read-only observersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDyesno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenoyes infousing MemoryDByesno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcenononoAccess rights for users and roles

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