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

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

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score6.43
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score2.82
Rank#106  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score89.40
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiterocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.scylladb.comwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.scylladb.comdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseScyllaDBSplunk Inc.
Initial release2013199220152003
Current release6.13.3, October 202017, July 2015Scylla Open Source 4.0.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)no infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes, Luayes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno 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.yesyesyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and roles
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RocksDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereScyllaDBSplunk
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , Dstillery , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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