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DBMS > Datomic vs. Hypertable vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Hypertable vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopEmbeddable 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 modelRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.84
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score3.73
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score91.61
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.datomic.comrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperCognitectHypertable Inc.Facebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release20122009201319922003
Current release0.9.5951, July 20190.9.8.11, March 20166.22.1, July 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyesyes
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factor on file system levelnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyesACIDno 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 persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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