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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. IBM Db2 vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.60
Rank#192  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score172.60
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score5.43
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score89.06
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitecrate.iowww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperCrateIBMSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release20131983 infohost version19922003
Current release12.1, October 201617, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyesyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesErlang
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++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDACIDno 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 controlrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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CrateDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2SAP 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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