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NameSplice Machine
DescriptionOpen-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and Hadoop
Database modelRelational DBMS
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Rank#154  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Technical documentationdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperJohn Leach
Initial release2014
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoextended commercial Enterprise edition available
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJava
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infouses HBase instead
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess 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

Hybrid Databases: The Key to Application Flexibility
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

Clearsense Partners with Splice Machine for Integrated Solution for Healthcare Providers
12 July 2017, KMWorld Magazine

Clearsense Selects Splice Machine to Power Its Healthcare Data Ecosystem and Clinical Analytical Applications Platform
11 July 2017, PR Newswire (press release)

Splice Machine to Launch a Managed Relational Database Service in the Cloud
8 February 2017, PR Newswire (press release)

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

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

provided by Google News

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