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DBMS > Druid vs. HBase vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Druid vs. HBase vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.91
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score52.95
Rank#20  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.75
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitedruid.apache.orghbase.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designhbase.apache.orghelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release2012200819922003
Current release2.2.0, June 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free, schema definition possibleyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapternoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDno 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.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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