DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > IBM Db2 vs. MarkLogic vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. MarkLogic vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Relational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score172.60
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score12.82
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score5.43
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score89.06
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.marklogic.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.marklogic.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperIBMMarkLogic Corp.SAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release1983 infohost version200119922003
Current release12.1, October 20169.0, 201717, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial 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

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL92yesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionACIDno 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.yes, with Range Indexesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2MarkLogicSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSplunk
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
» more
Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
» more
Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
» more
Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
» more
Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesGeneral SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2MarkLogicSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSplunk
DB-Engines blog posts

Enterprise Search Engines almost double their popularity in the last 12 months
2 July 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Db2 Web Query Lives On (Just Not V2.1)
13 November 2019, IT Jungle

Syniti Announces Low-Touch Data Replication Solution With Free Trial
22 November 2019, PR Web

IBM i TRs Bring Database Enhancements, Too
30 October 2019, IT Jungle

Latest TRs For IBM i Now Available
20 November 2019, IT Jungle

IBM Announces Developer Tools for Mainframe Testing
25 October 2019, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

MarkLogic and eyeforpharma Report Finds New Data Architecture Key to Future of Pharma R&D
19 November 2019, Business Wire

MarkLogic: Employ Flexible Technology Now, or Feel the Data Pain Later
21 November 2019, Media & Entertainment Services Alliance M&E Daily Newsletter

MarkLogic Webinar to Offer Ideas on Data Governance
29 October 2019, Media & Entertainment Services Alliance M&E Daily Newsletter

Bill Washburn Joins MarkLogic as Federal Chief Tech Officer
29 October 2019, GovConWire

NoSQL Market 2019: Top Companies MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Oracle Database, MongoLab, MarkLogic, Couchbase, CloudDBDynamoDB etc.) & Forecast to 2025
22 November 2019, Montana Ledger

provided by Google News

What is SAP SQL Anywhere? - Definition from WhatIs.com
13 October 2016, TechTarget

SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

SAP BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface)
2 April 2018, TechTarget

How to manage mobile databases: Tips and best practices
21 August 2017, TechRepublic

SAP IoT products: How do they work with ERP and big data?
28 December 2015, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

SQL Developer
Rumpke, Cincinnati, OH

Database Administrator - IT Division
Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Washington, DC

IT Specialist
IBM, Armonk, NY

Database Support Analyst – Security
Oracle, Lehi, UT

Data Engineer
EAB, Washington, DC

Data Analyst
OpenText, Denver, CO

Publishing Analyst
ASTM International, Conshohocken, PA

Application Developer
PLATTS, New York, NY

Software Developer
CACI, Reston, VA

Integration Operations Analyst
Information Gateways, Reston, VA

Azure Database Administrator
InEight, United States

Help Desk Technician
Association for Energy Affordability, Inc., New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

Present your product here