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System Properties Comparison Google Search Appliance vs. Splunk vs. TerarkDB

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NameGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Analytics Platform for Big DataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelSearch engineSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.77
Rank#94  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score89.06
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlwww.splunk.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsadocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleSplunk Inc.Terark
Initial release200220032016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
HTTP RESTC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingno
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentication via various security protocolsAccess rights for users and rolesno

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