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

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonYottaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSAnalytics Platform for Big DataA fast and solid embedded Key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS infousing the Octo plugin
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score829.80
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score88.71
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.24
Rank#313  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.splunk.comyottadb.com
Technical documentationlearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkyottadb.com/­resources/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftSplunk Inc.YottaDB, LLC
Initial release198920032001
Current releaseSQL Server 2022, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Docker
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsby using the Octo plugin
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP RESTPostgreSQL wire protocol infousing the Octo plugin
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
M
Perl
Python
Rust
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 replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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 searchingoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesUsers and groups based on OS-security mechanisms

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