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

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engine
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Score20.93
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score6.46
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#254  Overall
#34  Document stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score89.91
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.sequoiadb.comwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperFirebird FoundationSAP infoformerly SybaseSequoiadb Ltd.Splunk Inc.
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase199220132003
Current release3.0.5, 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicensecommercialOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2commercial 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 and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languageno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSONHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlJavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDDocument is locked during a transactionno 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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlAccess rights for users and roles

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