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DBMS > Google Search Appliance vs. Prometheus vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Google Search Appliance vs. Prometheus vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Open-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score4.01
Rank#73  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score5.75
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlprometheus.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsaprometheus.io/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperGoogleSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release2002201519922003
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial 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 languageGo
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.nono infoImport of XML data possibleyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyes infoby FederationMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno 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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentication via various security protocolsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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