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DBMS > Lovefield vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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

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NameLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.53
Rank#225  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score5.95
Rank#61  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score88.54
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperGoogleSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release201419922003
Current release2.1.12, February 201717, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
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
TriggersUsing read-only observersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno 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 persistentyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDByesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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