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

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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 environmentsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataAnalytics 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 storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.43
Rank#92  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score6.30
Rank#61  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score15.53
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score87.66
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.02
Rank#323  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websiterocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.snowflake.comwww.splunk.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.Splunk Inc.Terark
Initial release20131992201420032016
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 servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesno
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.noyesyesyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perluser defined functionsyesno
Triggersnoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyesMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDno 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.yesyesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users and rolesno

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