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System Properties Comparison SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Solr vs. Splunk

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NameSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA widely used enterprise search engine based on Apache LuceneAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.99
Rank#58  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score58.97
Rank#16  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score87.01
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmllucene.apache.org/­solrwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherelucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmldocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperSAP infoformerly SybaseApache Software FoundationSplunk Inc.
Initial release199220042003
Current release17, July 20158.2.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM and a servlet container inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno infosupports limited query time joinsno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlJava pluginsyes
Triggersyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringcloud/distributed (via Zookeeper)
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoslaves poll the master in predefined intervallsEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking infoSolr 4no infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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