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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFully managed big data interactive analytics platformRDBMS 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
Trend Chart
Score1.51
Rank#120  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score4.99
Rank#58  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score87.01
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorerhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperMicrosoftSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release201919922003
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Server operating systemshostedAIX
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.yesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsMicrosoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresYes. Languages: KQL, Python, Ryes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
TriggersTable-level update policy rules can be used to automatically run a query and ingest its results when data is ingested into another table.yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno 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 persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAzure Active Directory Authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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