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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. RocksDB vs. Splunk vs. STSdb

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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)Analytics 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 storeSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.59
Rank#198  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score88.77
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.09
Rank#286  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitewww.kinetica.comrocksdb.orgwww.splunk.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperKineticaFacebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release2012201320032011
Current release6.06.5.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial 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 languageC, C++C++C#
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
HTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyesno
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesno 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.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnoAccess rights for users and rolesno

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