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DBMS > DolphinDB vs. IBM Db2 vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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

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NameDolphinDB  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
DescriptionTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageCommon 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 modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.47
Rank#217  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score161.81
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score6.33
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score88.08
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.dolphindb.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncIBMSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release20181983 infohost version19922003
Current release12.1, October 201617, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercial infofree version is availablecommercialcommercial 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 languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
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 proceduresyesyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDno 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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, Groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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