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

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingEmbeddable 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 modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.11
Rank#28  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
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.memcached.orgrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikigithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release20032013199220032011
Current release1.5.12, November 20186.5.2, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen 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 languageCC++C#
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyesyes 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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolC++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyesno
Triggersnonoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynoneMaster-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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
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 persistentnoyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno

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