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DBMS > Graphite vs. Splunk vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. Splunk vs. Sqrrl

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperAnalytics Platform for Big DataAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.34
Rank#79  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score86.84
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.48
Rank#207  Overall
#30  Document stores
#16  Graph DBMS
#35  Key-value stores
#10  Wide column stores
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.splunk.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperChris DavisSplunk Inc.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release200620032012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
HTTP RESTAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyesyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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