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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Splunk vs. Sqrrl

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopAnalytics Platform for Big DataAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score84.74
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score86.84
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.48
Rank#207  Overall
#29  Document stores
#16  Graph DBMS
#35  Key-value stores
#10  Wide column stores
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.splunk.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookSplunk Inc.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release201220032012
Current release2.3.6, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP RESTAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
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 proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual 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 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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