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DBMS > SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Splunk vs. Virtuoso

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

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NameSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonVirtuoso  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsAnalytics Platform for Big DataVirtuoso is a multi-model hybrid-RDBMS that supports management of data represented as relational tables and/or property graphs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
Native XML DBMS
Relational DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.04
Rank#60  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score86.84
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score2.73
Rank#89  Overall
#5  Graph DBMS
#2  Native XML DBMS
#45  Relational DBMS
#2  RDF stores
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.splunk.comvirtuoso.openlinksw.com
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.openlinksw.com/­virtuoso
DeveloperSAP infoformerly SybaseSplunk Inc.OpenLink Software
Initial release199220031998
Current release17, July 20158.2, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
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.yesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTHTTP API
OLE DB
WebDAV
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyesyes infoVirtuoso PL
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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SAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSplunkVirtuoso
Specific characteristicsVirtuoso is a modern multi-model RDBMS for managing data represented as tabular relations...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance & Scale โ€” as exemplified by DBpedia and the LOD Cloud it spawned, i.e.,...
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Typical application scenariosUsed for โ€” Analytics/BI Conceptual Data Virtualization Enterprise Knowledge Graphs...
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Key customersBroad use across enterprises and governments including โ€” European Union (EU) US Government...
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Market metricsLargest installed-base โ€‹of Multi-Model RDBMS for AI-friendly Knowledge Graphs Platform...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable in both Commercial Enterprise and Open Source (GPL v2) Editions Feature...
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