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System Properties Comparison MemSQL vs. RocksDB vs. Splunk vs. XAP

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NameMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Analytics Platform for Big DataHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.01
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score3.65
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score87.90
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score1.00
Rank#168  Overall
#26  Document stores
#31  Key-value stores
Websitewww.memsql.comrocksdb.orgwww.splunk.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.memsql.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperMemSQL Inc.Facebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release2013201320032000
Current release7.1.7, August 20206.11.4, July 202014.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nonoyesno infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and foreign keysnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
HTTP RESTGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesyes
Triggersnonoyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency only within each nodeEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDyesno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
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.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access control

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