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

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts relational DBMSAnalytics Platform for Big DataAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1094.72
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score86.84
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.48
Rank#207  Overall
#29  Document stores
#16  Graph DBMS
#35  Key-value stores
#10  Wide column stores
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.splunk.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperMicrosoftSplunk Inc.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release198920032012
Current releaseSQL Server 2017, October 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsOLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
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 searchingAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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