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DBMS > Riak KV vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Riak KV vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.99
Rank#63  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score6.33
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score88.08
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release200919922003
Current release2.1.0, April 201517, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercialcommercial 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 languageErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript and Erlangyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between data sets can be storedyesno
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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