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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. PostgreSQL vs. Splunk
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|Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
|Widely used open source RDBMS Developed as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
|Analytics Platform for Big Data
|Primary database model
|Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
|Secondary database models
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS with Apache Age
Vector DBMS with pgvector extension
|PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer
|1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
|7.1, August 2021
|16.2, February 2024
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source BSD
|commercial Limited free edition and free developer edition available
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
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|Server operating systems
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.
|yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
|SQL Support of SQL
|SQL-like DML and DDL statements
|yes standard with numerous extensions
|no Splunk Search Processing Language for search commands
|APIs and other access methods
RESTful HTTP API
native C library
streaming API for large objects
|Supported programming languages
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|user defined functions
|user defined functions realized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
|yes triggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|Source-replica replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
|Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|no A 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|yes GPU vRAM or System RAM
|User concepts Access control
|Access rights for users and roles on table level
|fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
|Access rights for users and roles
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