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DBMS > BoltDB vs. Kdb vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison BoltDB vs. Kdb vs. Splunk

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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.High performance Time Series DBMSAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.76
Rank#224  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score7.70
Rank#53  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Score88.71
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltkx.comwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.comdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSplunk Inc.
Initial release20132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032003
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoq
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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 indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (q)no infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesGoC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles
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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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