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DBMS > RocksDB vs. RRDtool vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison RocksDB vs. RRDtool vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk vs. STSdb

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Industry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big DataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.61
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score2.78
Rank#92  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score5.79
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score88.67
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.08
Rank#288  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websiterocksdb.orgoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikioss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­dochelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Tobias OetikerSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release20131999199220032011
Current release6.5.2, November 20191.7.2, May 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC#
Server operating systemsHP-UX
Linux
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data onlyyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleyesyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
in-process shared library
Pipes
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyesno
Triggersnonoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno

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