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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Pinecone vs. Splunk

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonPinecone  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA managed, cloud-native vector databaseAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSVector DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score829.80
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score3.29
Rank#94  Overall
#2  Vector DBMS
Score88.71
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.pinecone.iowww.splunk.com
Technical documentationlearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overviewdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperMicrosoftPinecone Systems, IncSplunk Inc.
Initial release198920192003
Current releaseSQL Server 2022, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesString, Number, Booleanyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
PythonC#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-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 integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno 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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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