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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk vs. STSdb

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS 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 modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.57
Rank#198  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score2.61
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score5.79
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score88.67
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.08
Rank#288  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitewww.kinetica.comrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperKineticaFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release20122013199220032011
Current release6.06.5.3, January 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, C++C++C#
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes 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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyesno
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno

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