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

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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 DataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.43
Rank#92  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score0.55
Rank#221  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score6.30
Rank#61  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score87.66
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.02
Rank#323  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websiterocksdb.orgrockset.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.rockset.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.RocksetSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.Terark
Initial release20132019199220032016
Current release6.14.6 , December 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenodynamic typingyesyesno
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 supportedyesyesno
Secondary indexesnoall fields are automatically indexedyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
HTTP RESTADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTC++ API
Java API
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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyesno
Triggersnonoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic shardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate 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 datayesyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesnoyes
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 rolesno

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