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DBMS > Datomic vs. Interbase vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Interbase vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Splunk

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.75
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score6.39
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score944.96
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score97.44
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperCognitectEmbarcaderoMicrosoftSplunk Inc.
Initial release2012198419892003
Current release1.0.6362, January 2022InterBase 2020, December 2019SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ClojureCC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.nono infoexport as XML data possibleyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersInterbase Change Viewsyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
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 controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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