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

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

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big DataAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache AccumuloKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Key-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
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.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.comsqrrl.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release20131992200320122011
Current release6.5.2, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes 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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsnono
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyesnono
Triggersnoyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoopnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoopnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entityno
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)no

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