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

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

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  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 environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big DataTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
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
Score89.06
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.42
Rank#216  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Websiterocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunktrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2013199220032014
Current release6.3.6, October 201917, July 20152.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++, Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsyes
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlyesJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replicationyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
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 searchingACID
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-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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