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System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk vs. STSdb

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big DataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#203  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score5.75
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.09
Rank#286  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iohelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release2013199220032011
Current release1.2.2, November 201817, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandranoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingno
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno

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