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System Properties Comparison RocksDB vs. Splunk vs. SQLite vs. XAP

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Analytics Platform for Big DataWidely used in-process RDBMSHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.65
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score87.90
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score126.68
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#168  Overall
#26  Document stores
#31  Key-value stores
Websiterocksdb.orgwww.splunk.comwww.sqlite.orgwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.Dwayne Richard HippGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release2013200320002000
Current release6.11.4, July 20203.33.0 (August 14, 2020), August 202014.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++CJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-lessLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column typesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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.noyesnono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
HTTP RESTADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationnoneMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locksyes
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.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesnoRole-based access control

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