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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk vs. Teradata Aster

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityEmbeddable 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 DataPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.99
Rank#110  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score2.75
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score5.50
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score88.52
Rank#12  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
DeveloperCognitectFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.Teradata
Initial release20122013199220032005
Current release0.9.5951, July 20196.7.3, March 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyesyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlyesR packages
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replicationyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACID
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 developmentyesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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