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DBMS > RocksDB vs. Rockset vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison RocksDB vs. Rockset vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score0.42
Rank#241  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score6.43
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score89.40
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiterocksdb.orgrockset.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.rockset.com/­overviewhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.RocksetSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release2013201919922003
Current release6.13.3, October 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenodynamic typingyesyes
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 infoingestion from XML files supportedyesyes
Secondary indexesnoall fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
HTTP RESTADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic shardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
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 searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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