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System Properties Comparison MySQL vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Splunk

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NameMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used open source RDBMSAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score1195.45
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.53
Rank#171  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score87.08
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.mysql.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Splunk Inc.
Initial release199519842003
Current release8.0.32, January 20237.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMSLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes, on a single nodeno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users and roles

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