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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. Kdb+ vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationHigh performance Time Series DBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.24
Rank#253  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score5.27
Rank#57  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score5.23
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score88.08
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasekx.comrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdcode.kx.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAxibase CorporationKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release20132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003201319922003
Current release155853.6, May 20186.7.3, March 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaqC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesnoyesyes
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.noyesnoyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'noyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (q)noyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoyesACIDno 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 persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
AxibaseKdb+RocksDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSplunk
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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