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System Properties Comparison Spark SQL vs. Splunk

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NameSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score19.74
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score87.08
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitespark.apache.org/­sqlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmldocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSplunk Inc.
Initial release20142003
Current release3.3.0 ( 2.13), June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, utilizing Spark CoreSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles

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