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DBMS > Cloudant vs. Druid vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. Druid vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.74
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score1.91
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score5.75
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitecloudant.comdruid.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Metamarkets Group and contributorsSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release2010201219922003
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJSON over HTTPADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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