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DBMS > Hive vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. Splunk

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score78.50
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#347  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#225  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score88.49
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.orgwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Splunk Inc.
Initial release2012201720042003
Current release3.1.2, August 2019V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes, in Luayesyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedno 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 persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnonoAccess rights for users and roles

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