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

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
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 DataIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.98
Rank#111  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score5.23
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score88.08
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score2.15
Rank#106  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperCognitectFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20122013199220031998
Current release0.9.5951, July 20196.7.3, March 202017, July 201511 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
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
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyesno
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 RESTJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
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++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlyesPL/SQL
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
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 infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
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 developmentyesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
DatomicRocksDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSplunkTimesTen
Specific characteristicsThe world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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