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System Properties Comparison Oracle Berkeley DB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used in-process key-value storeRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.73
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score4.99
Rank#58  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score87.01
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release199419922003
Current release18.1 (Core), June 201817, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercialcommercial 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 languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
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 datenoyesyes
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.yes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
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
Triggersyes infoonly for the SQL APIyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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