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System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
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Score0.11
Rank#283  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score5.04
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score86.84
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteboilerbay.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release200219922003
Current release4.017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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