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

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

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  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 environmentsSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score5.43
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score16.14
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score89.06
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiterocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherespark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmldocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseApache Software FoundationSplunk Inc.
Initial release2013199220142003
Current release6.3.6, October 201917, July 2015v2.4.4, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Scala
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyes, utilizing Spark CoreSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringnoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnono 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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles

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