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

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

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NameSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDBMS 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 modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.99
Rank#58  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score16.15
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score87.01
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherespark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmldocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperSAP infoformerly SybaseApache Software FoundationSplunk Inc.
Initial release199220142003
Current release17, July 2015v2.4.4, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
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 proceduresyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes, utilizing Spark CoreSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringnoneMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono 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-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles

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