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DBMS > OpenTSDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison OpenTSDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.92
Rank#110  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score5.04
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score86.84
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteopentsdb.netwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
Developercurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release201119922003
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPLcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Telnet API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on HBasenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseMaster-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 systemImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate 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 controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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