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DBMS > Firebird vs. MarkLogic vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. MarkLogic vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Relational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.93
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score12.22
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score6.46
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score89.91
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.marklogic.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.marklogic.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperFirebird FoundationMarkLogic Corp.SAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase200119922003
Current release3.0.5, 20209.0, 201717, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedyesyes
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.yesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL92yesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsyesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyes
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.yes, with Range Indexesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
FirebirdMarkLogicSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSplunk
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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