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NameSplice Machine
DescriptionOpen-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and Hadoop
Database modelRelational DBMS
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Rank#159  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Technical documentationdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperJohn Leach
Initial release2014
Current release2.0
License Commercial or Open SourceOpen Source extended commercial Enterprise edition available
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresyes Java
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno uses HBase instead
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts Access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristics

Splice Machine is the open-source dual-engine RDBMS, powered by Hadoop and Spark.
The Splice Machine RDBMS executes operational workloads on Apache HBase and analytical workloads on Apache Spark.

Competitive advantagesSplice Machine is the only database on Hadoop that can support a new class of applications that are characterized by large-scale, mixed transactional and analytical workloads.
Typical application scenarios
  • Machine Learning,
  • High Volume Financial Transaction processing,
  • Internet of Things applications,
  • Digital Marketing,
  • Life Sciences applications,
  • Operational Data Lake,
  • ETL Process Acceleration
Licensing and pricing models

Free Open Source as well as Enterprise model available. See http://www.splicemachine.com/product/pricing.


Splice Machine CTO, John Leach, Presenting at HBaseCon 2017
23 May 2017

Defining HTAP
19 May 2017

White Paper: Your IoT Apps Deserve a Better Data Platform
30 April 2017

The Key to Flexibility: Hybrid Databases
12 April 2017

DBTA Webinar: Leveraging Big Data with Hadoop, NoSQL and RDBMS
31 March 2017

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Recent citations in the news

Capturing and Analyzing Big Data with the Right Tools
5 May 2017, Database Trends and Applications

Splice Machine Readies Cloud Big Data Service
8 February 2017, ADT Magazine

Splice Machine seeks to deliver hybrid RDBMS as a service
12 February 2017, CIO

Splice Machine 2.0 combines HBase, Spark, NoSQL, relational...and goes open source
18 July 2016, ZDNet

Splice Machine boosts hybrid relational data platform
29 November 2016, CIO

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