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

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NameSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big DataColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score5.04
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score86.84
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score22.51
Rank#29  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkwww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica
DeveloperSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.Vertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release199220032005
Current release17, July 2015Vertica Analytics Platform 9.2.x, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoavailable on Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
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Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
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.yesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTKafka
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyesyes
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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SAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSplunkVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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