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DBMS > FaunaDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSSearch engine
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Score0.48
Rank#208  Overall
#30  Document stores
#17  Graph DBMS
#100  Relational DBMS
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score5.04
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score86.84
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitefauna.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperFauna, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release201419922003
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMasterlessMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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FaunaDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSplunk
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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